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Cannabis factory goes up in flames in west London

A flat being used as a cannabis factory in has gone up in flames in west London.

Credit: London Fire Brigade

More than 20 firefighters were called to Cowley Road in Uxbridge on Monday afternoon.

A cannabis factory was discovered within the property. All cannabis plants and cultivation equipment has been removed from the property.

A small area of the ground floor shop and half of a four-roomed flat on the first floor was damaged by fire.

No arrests have yet been made and police are continuing to make enquiries.

– London Fire Brigade

Last year there were 25 fires in cannabis factories, around one every fortnight

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