125 firefighters battling flat blaze in south-west London

Around 125 firefighters are battling a blaze that has engulfed a block of flats in south-west London.

Some 20 fire engines have been called to the scene in Sherbrooke Way, in Worcester Park, London.

London Fire Brigade tweeted: "We now have 20 fire engines and around 125 firefighters at the scene of a flat fire in #WorcesterPark. The whole of the four storey building is alight."

In an earlier tweet the fire service said: "Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters have been called to a fire at a flat in Sherbrooke Way in #WorcesterPark."

Part of the ground, first, second and third floors of the building and most of the roof of the building are alight, London Fire Brigade said.

Fire control officers have taken 28 reports about the blaze.

The brigade were called to the blaze at 1.27am, with crews from New Malden, Sutton, Mitcham, Surbiton, Wimbledon, Kingston, Wallington and other surrounding fire stations attending.

The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.

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