Firefighters scrambled to put out a fire in a smoking van parked on a Dagenham street. 

A crew from Dagenham Fire Station was dispatched to Gale Street on November 12, after thick smoke could be seen rising from a van. 

A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said: "Firefighters tackled a vehicle fire on Gale Street in Dagenham on Sunday (12 November).

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"The brigade was called at 1447 and the fire was extinguished by 1458. A crew from Dagenham Fire Station attended the scene."

A social media user took to Facebook to share a video of the scene.

The fire engine can be seen hurrying to the van to extinguish the cause of the smoke. 

Met Police were also in attendance. 

A Met Police spokesperson said: "At 14:45hrs on Sunday 12 November, police on Gale Street, Dagenham came across a van that was on fire.

"Officers on scene called the London Fire Brigade (LFB) who attended and extinguished the fire."

The fire is being treated as non-suspicious.