Drone Captures 'Significant' Fire in East London

A fire spread in Dagenham, East London, as temperatures climbed above 40 degrees Celsius on July 19.

Fifteen fire engines are on the scene as the “significant” blaze posed a risk to homes, a workshop, and a park, according to the London Fire Brigade.

Officials advised residents to keep their doors and windows closed. Motorists were also advised to avoid the area.

Local resident Darren Hampton captured drone footage of the fire from Beam Park. Heavy smoke is seen billowing from the blaze, which has led to evacuations, according to officials. Credit: Darren Hampton via Storyful

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