A fire outside a paint shop destroyed part of the building's external facade, London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said.

Firefighters were called to reports of a fire in Denbar Parade, Romford at 11.30am on Tuesday (May 23).

Videos on social media appeared to show the fire happening behind a Dulux Decorator Centre store and spread to fencing that separated supermarket Aldi's car park from the paint shop.

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The brigade’s 999 control officers received 10 calls about the incident, an LFB spokesperson said.

Fire crews from Dagenham and Romford fire stations attended the scene.

The fire destroyed part of the external facade of the paint shop, according to LFB, and damaged 10 metres of fencing but no injuries were reported.

The fire was brought under control by 11.52am.

The Recorder contacted the Dulux Decorator Centre and Aldi for comment.