Vehicles destroyed in industrial site fire
Firefighters spend four hours tackling inferno
FIFTEEN vehicles were destroyed in a fire at an industrial area on Packet Boat Lane in Hillingdon.
The blaze was put out by firefighters in the early hours of the morning on Thursday last week.
Six fire engines and 35 firefighters were called to the blaze, which is said to have “completely destroyed” a repair garage, along with 15 vehicles that were on the premises.
London Fire Brigade (LFB) said they attended the scene at around 1.51am and added that the blaze was under control by 5.59am.
Fire crews Hillingdon,
from Hayes, Heathrow and Southall fire stations attended the scene.
Crews on the scene prevented the fire from spreading to adjacent properties. Seven gas cylinders were found at the area, cooled down and removed.
No persons were involved in the incident and no injuries have been reported.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
n BURNT OUT: The cars at the industrial site in Packet Boat Lane in Hillingdon
Photo by London Fire Brigade