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Fire breaks out at The Mall in Walthamstow - recap

By James Cowen

Last updated:

    Ten fire engines and around 100 firefighters have been called to a fire in Walthamstow.
  • The fire broke out as the Mall Shopping Centre in Selborne Road.
  • In a tweet at about 9am, London Fire Brigade advised people to to keep doors and windows closed due to the smoke.
  • Local road closures are also in place, the fire service said.
  • Images and videos posted on social media of the scene shows smoke billowing into the air and flames lapping part of the roof.
  • The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the scene at 7.50am and said "no injuries have been reported".
  • We will be posting live updates on this ongoing story.
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