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UK: Warehouse fire reported in West Drayton (London) April 28

Warehouse fire reported in West Drayton (London) April 28; no immediate impact to flights at Heathrow Airport (LHR)

28 Apr 02:41 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 4/28/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/28/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

Event

A warehouse fire has been reported in West Drayton in the London borough of Hillingdon on Sunday afternoon (local time), April 28. Firefighters reportedly responded to a fire at a containment storage yard on Wimpole Road at approximately 14:15 (local time) and have closed roads in the immediate area. No injuries were immediately reported.

A large plume of smoke can be seen from London Heathrow Airport; however, there are no immediate reports of flight disruptions. Transportation disruptions are to be expected near the site of the fire over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the fire, prepare for associated transportation disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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