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Firefighters Injured Battling Major Industrial Blaze in Perivale

In a major incident unfolding this Christmas Day, around 125 firefighters are tirelessly working to extinguish a significant fire at an industrial estate on Walmgate Road in Perivale. Several firefighters have been taken to hospital. The extent of the injuries is not currently known.

Extent of the Fire

  • Multiple Warehouses Affected: The ground floors of several single-storey warehouses are engulfed in flames.
  • Intense Smoke: The fire is producing heavy smoke, exacerbated by the wind.

Firefighter Injuries

  • Injuries Reported: Some firefighters have been injured during the operation and taken to the hospital.
Firefighters Injured Battling Major Industrial Blaze In Perivale
Firefighters Injured Battling Major Industrial Blaze in Perivale

Ongoing Efforts

  • Substantial Resources Deployed: Twenty fire engines are on site, with firefighters expected to remain throughout the evening.
  • Scientific Advisors Called: To manage the complex nature of the blaze, scientific advisors have been involved.
  • Four Aerial Ladders and two High Volume Pumps have also been called to the scene to supply water and to help stop the spread of the blaze to further warehouses

Public Advisory

  • Avoid the Area: Station Commander Chloe Van Dop advises the public to avoid the area and keep windows and doors closed due to smoke.


  • Continued Battle: Firefighters, working on Christmas Day, are making steady progress but the situation remains serious.

Conclusion: The fire at Perivale’s industrial estate is a severe incident demanding a significant emergency response. The dedication of the firefighters, even on Christmas Day, underscores the challenging nature of their profession. Further updates are awaited as they continue to tackle the blaze.

We have reached out to the LFB for further details.

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