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Seventy firefighters tackle blaze at Southall wheelie bin storage yard

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Image caption London Fire Brigade are investigating the cause of the blaze

Seventy firefighters battled a large blaze overnight at a plastic wheelie bin storage yard in London.

Ten fire engines were called to the site on Windmill Lane, Southall, just before 21:00 BST.

Flames and plumes of smoke could be seen from across west London and a large number of wheelie bins were damaged, London Fire Brigade said.

A spokesman said the fire was under control by 00:30 and the cause of the blaze was being investigated.

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Image caption The fire damaged a large number of plastic wheelie bins
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Image caption Plumes of smoke could be seen over west London

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