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Massive Blaze Engulfs Building in Hackney, Thick Smoke Visible for Miles

A significant fire broke out in East London, engulfing a building on Dalston Lane in Hackney on the evening of Wednesday, June 5. Around 100 firefighters and 15 fire engines have been deployed to the scene, working tirelessly to contain the inferno.

Massive Blaze Engulfs Building In Hackney, Thick Smoke Visible For Miles

The blaze has led to thick billowing smoke, which can be seen from miles away, prompting authorities to advise locals to shut doors and windows to minimize smoke exposure. London buses 30 and 56 have been diverted due to the ongoing emergency response.

Massive Blaze Engulfs Building In Hackney, Thick Smoke Visible For Miles

A spokesperson from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) urged residents to avoid the area and remain indoors while firefighters work to extinguish the fire. The cause of the blaze has yet to be determined, and efforts are ongoing to bring the situation under control.

Massive Blaze Engulfs Building In Hackney, Thick Smoke Visible For Miles

The London Ambulance Service has been contacted for any potential casualties or injuries resulting from the fire. Meanwhile, a rest centre has been set up at St John’s Church to provide support to affected residents, with Peabody Housing Association staff offering assistance on-site.

Massive Blaze Engulfs Building In Hackney, Thick Smoke Visible For Miles

Eyewitnesses describe scenes of chaos as emergency services rush to the scene, with thick plumes of smoke engulfing the Hackney skyline. Residents recount covering their mouths to protect against the smoke as they navigate through the area, encountering road closures and significant traffic disruptions.

Massive Blaze Engulfs Building In Hackney, Thick Smoke Visible For Miles

The full extent of the damage and any potential casualties remains unclear as emergency services continue their efforts to tackle the blaze. Updates on the situation are expected as authorities work to bring the situation under control and assess the aftermath of the fire.

Massive Blaze Engulfs Building In Hackney, Thick Smoke Visible For Miles

Massive Blaze Engulfs Building In Hackney, Thick Smoke Visible For Miles

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