Greenwich Fire

London Fire Brigade confirm a large factory fire near to the millennium village in Greenwich, East London.

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Fire brigade advise people in Greenwich to shut windows

Around seventy firefighters are tackling a blaze at a factory in Greenwich

Due to the heavy smoke and sound of sirens, London Fire Brigade says it's received a number of calls from people across south east London.

The factory contains chemicals used to clean swimming pools and although it's not thought that the smoke is harmful in any way, fire chiefs are advising people in the area to keep their doors and windows closed as a precaution.

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Bernie Higgins is the Incident Commander:

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