Barking and Dagenham firefighters battle scrap yard blaze for five hours

Barking and Dagenham Firefighters battle the blaze in Dagenham Picture: London Fire Brigade

Barking and Dagenham Firefighters battle the blaze in Dagenham Picture: London Fire Brigade - Credit: Archant

Firefighters worked through the night to bring a fire under control.

A fire last night at a scrap yard in Chequers Lane, Dagenham, took five hours to defeat.

Firefighters from Barking and Dagenham attended the fire at 10.30pm, leaving the scene at 3.30am.

Nobody was injured in the fire and the cause is unknown.