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Firefighters tackle electrical fire on busy Collier Row road

PUBLISHED: 14:06 07 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:00 07 November 2017

Firefighters at the scene of a small electrical fire on the junction of Ascension Road and Chase Cross Road in Collier Row. Photo: Mawneys Police SNT

Firefighters at the scene of a small electrical fire on the junction of Ascension Road and Chase Cross Road in Collier Row. Photo: Mawneys Police SNT

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Firefighters were called to one of Collier Row’s main roads earlier this afternoon to put out an electrical fire.

A London Fire Brigade spokeswoman confirmed one engine from Romford fire station was called to the junction of Chase Cross Road and Ascension Road at 1.05pm to reports of a small electrical fire.

Firefighters were on the scene for just under an hour, and the incident was declared safe at 1.54pm.

The Met Police’s Mawneys Safer Neighbourhood Team also took to social media to advise residents to “beware and avoid the area”.

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