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LIVE: 'Keep windows closed' Updates from fire at gas works in Mitcham


Mitcham fire live updates as cordon remains in place

By Charlotte Ikonen

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    🚒 Firefighters were called to a gasholder on fire in Mitcham this morning
  • 🚒 Western Road in Mitcham is currently cordoned off
  • 🚒 Black smoke can be seen billowing from a gas holder after a "small amount of solid residue" caught fire
  • 🚒 Four fire engines and 25 firefighters from Mitcham, Wimbledon and Tooting stations are expected to remain at the scene "for some time," a London Fire Brigade (LFB) spokesperson said