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March 1, 2016

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Fire in Enfield threatens to cause M25 disruption

Enfield fireTen fire engines and 50 firefighters have been called to a fire in Enfield in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters were called shortly after 2am to the fire at a pallet warehouse on Whitewebb lane in Enfield, London.

Smoke from the fire has sparked travel warnings to drivers on the M25 between junctions 24 and 25.

The cause of the fire is not yet known, although a stack of wooden pallets and a timber storage warehouse caught alight.

Eight cars, seven forklift trucks, six lorries and three caravans are also known to have been badly damaged in the flames.

Two men evacuated a caravan before the fire brigade arrived, they were both uninjured.

According to the Metro, it is believed that propane gas cylinders were involved in the fire. About 30 cylinders have already been moved from the site, although it is believed there are still cylinders involved in the fire.

 

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