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Food factory evacuated after fire

22 March 2016

A food factory caught fire in London, causing widespread damage to equipment.

Four fire engines and 21 firefighters were dispatched to tackle the blaze in Gorst Road, Park Royal, Ealing. 

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said they were called at 1.12pm and added that the fire was under control by 3.14pm.

Around 30 employees were evacuated before firefighters arrived, with no injuries.

A LFB spokesman said: β€œAn industrial bread oven on the first floor of the food production factory was damaged by the fire. An extraction system also caught fire, extending the damage to the roof of the property.”


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