Brick Lane fire: More than 50 firefighters called to blaze at office building

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A fire has broken out at an office building opn Brick Lane (Source: Getty)

More than 50 firefighters and eight fire engines have been called out after a major fire broke out at a building on Brick Lane.

Four storeys of an office building located in the busy area are ablaze, the cause of which is currently unknown, London Fire Brigade said.

The second and third floors of the building close to Buxton Street, as well as the roof, are on fire. Appliances from across London - Whitechapel, Shoreditch, Bethnal Green, Dowgate, Lambeth, Homerton, Peckham and Old Kent Road - are fighting the blaze which broke out shortly before 2.30pm on Monday afternoon.

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