UPDATE: Ilford workshops on fire

A fire which is sweeping through workshops in Ley Street, Ilford, is being tackled by more than 20 firefighters this afternoon.

Two cars and a tree are also on fire.

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

Initial calls to the fire service, which came through at about 2.25pm, were of a fence alight.

More to follow.

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