A large fire was reported late on Monday, January 8 (local time), at a paint factory in Staples Corner (northern London). Firefighters remain on the scene, attempting to combat the blaze, and have advised individuals to avoid the surrounding area and for nearby residents to close all windows and doors until the fire has been contained. No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire remains unknown. Significant traffic disruptions in the vicinity of Staples Corner are to be anticipated.
Individuals in London are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.