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Around 150 firefighters tackle blaze in London’s historic law district

Around 150 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at an office building in London’s historic law district.

The London Fire Brigade was called to Chancery Lane in Holborn at 10.40pm after receiving reports of a fire at the six-storey building.

A large section of the roof and parts of the third, fourth and fifth floors were alight, a fire brigade spokesman said.

Image: About 150 firefighters tackled the blaze

Nearly 30 people managed to flee the building before fire crews arrived. Eleven people were forced to leave their flats nearby which were evacuated as a precaution.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

Advertisement Image: Fire crews were called at 10.40pm on Saturday

Twenty five fire engines remained at the scene on Sunday morning after crews from across London were called to help tackle the blaze.

There were no reports of any injuries.


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