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Firefighters tackle lorry blaze in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 14:10 05 March 2019 | UPDATED: 15:53 05 March 2019

Firefighters tackle a blaze in Merrielands Crescent. Picture: GARETH TYM

Firefighters tackle a blaze in Merrielands Crescent. Picture: GARETH TYM

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Fire fighters are tackling a blaze in Dagenham after a lorry caught fire earlier today.

Firefighters were called to a lorry fire in Merrielands Crescent, Dagenham, at 1.47pm today. Picture: JON KINGFirefighters were called to a lorry fire in Merrielands Crescent, Dagenham, at 1.47pm today. Picture: JON KING

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) confirmed it was called at 1.47pm today to a lorry alight in Merrielands Crescent.

Video footage shows the cab and part of the trailer in flames.

An LFB spokeswoman said: “We currently have four fire engines and around 25 fire fighters at the scene.”

She added that there was nothing to suggest there were any injuries but the incident is ongoing.

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