London Fire Brigade scrambled as blaze erupts at shop – 40 firefighters at scene

40 firefighters are on the scene as huge smoke plumes rise from a shop in the area

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London Fire Brigade crews are dealing with a six-pump fire on Oldhill Street, Stamford Hill.

40 firefighters are on the scene as huge smoke plumes rise from a shop in the area.

In a statement, the London Fire Brigade say they are not sure about the cause of the fire at this time.

"Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters have been called to a shop fire on Oldhill Street in Stamford Hill.

"Most of a ground floor shop below some flats and part of the first floor of the building are alight.

"The Brigade was called at 1446. Fire crews from Stoke Newington, Homerton, Leyton, Islington and Tottenham fire stations are at the scene.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time".