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06:51  09 september  2019
06:51  09 september  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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Firefighters are battling a major blaze at a four-storey block of flats in southwest London.

Twenty engines and around 125 firefighters were sent to the scene in Sherbrooke Way, Worcester Park, after the fire broke out in the early hours of Monday morning.

Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats © Sky News Screen Grab Battling the blaze has been 'challenging'

The London Fire Brigade tweeted that "the whole of the four storey building is alight".

Station manager Graham Adams, who is at the scene, described the fire as "challenging".

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Firefighters were battling a major blaze in south-west London in the early hours of Monday, with a four - storey block of flats engulfed in flames. A total of 20 fire engines and some 125 firefighters were sent to the scene, in Sherbrooke Way, Worcester Park, after the first broke out an quickly spread.

Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats © Sky News Screen Grab The blaze broke out in the early hours of Monday morning

"Firefighters are working hard to bring the blaze under control," he said.

"Firefighters will remain on scene for a number of hours and we would urge people to avoid the area if possible."

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Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats
Firefighters tackling blaze which engulfed four-storey block of flats

There have been no immediate details on casualties.

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