BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters tackling Ilford blaze

More than 20 firefighters are tackling a blaze in Ley Street, Ilford this afternoon.

The fire, originally reported as a fence alight, has had its severity upgraded.

Crews from Ilford, Hainault and Barking and Dagenham are now at the scene.

It is not clear at this stage whether it is a house or other type of property that is on fire.

More to follow.

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