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Fire that broke out on Palmerston Road, E17
Video: Cahit Binici

A major fire has just broken out on Palmerston Road, Walthamstow, very near the Forest Radio house, at approximately 14.20 on Sunday 5th December 2021. We will add more information as we get it.

firefighters at work

Firefighters at work

A large fire at a car workshop in east London which spread to neighbouring flats and a shop has been brought under control. About 100 firefighters attended the site on Palmerston Road, Walthamstow, where nearby homes were evacuated. Residents have been advised to keep doors and windows closed while damping down continues.

No injuries have been reported, the London Ambulance Service said.

Palmerston Road will remain closed into Sunday evening, the London Fire Brigade said, and crews will stay on site.

Courtesy of BBC News

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