Saturday, February 09, 2008

Massive fire devastates Camden Market

A massive fire has devastated Camden Market and surrounding property. No people were injured in the incident but more than 100 firefighters were involved in dealing with the blaze. The London Fire Brigade have said that the fire involved cylinders but the fire was now under control. Many people were evacuated from the immediate area but all persons have been accounted for. The market is historic for many reasons and the area has even been immortalized in songs. The first calls were received by emergency services at 19:10 GMT and within the hour over 20 appliances and more than 100 firefighters were tackling the massive inferno.

Within an hour of the blaze starting live pictures were being relayed by CNN, Sky News and the BBC with greater coverage being given by Sky [Sky News / BBC / CNN]

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