Fields and buildings ablaze on outskirts of Londonon July 19, 2022 at 4:16 pm

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The London Fire Brigade declares a major incident after a number of fires break out across the capital.

Thick, dark smoke rose from fields and buildings in Wennington, on the eastern outskirts of London, as fire engines tackled raging blazes on Tuesday afternoon.

The London Fire Brigade declared a major incident and urged people not to have barbecues or bonfires due to the “unprecedented” challenges facing crews.

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