Fire breaks out near Croydon flyover at Davenant Road

Croydon Guardian: Smoke from the fire in Davenant Road could be seen from a distance Smoke from the fire in Davenant Road could be seen from a distance

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in a derelict building in Croydon.

Six fire engines from Purley, Croydon, Wallington, Addington, and Norbury fire stations are at the scene in Davenant Road with an aerial ladder platform from Forest Hill fire station.

An London Fire Brigade spokesman said crews, which were called at 2.54pm, are working hard to bring the blaze under control.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area as the incident is expected to cause delays to surrounding traffic.

The Flyover remains open but the access road from the Old Town roundabout is still closed.

Do you know more? Call 020 8722 6350 or email Andrew Bloss.

 

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