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In Pictures: Bus garage fire

Bus on fire in the garage

Police said initially three buses were on fire at the Westbourne Bus Garage but there were subsequent explosions

Buses on fire in the garage

Other double-deckers then caught fire and eventually 12 buses were destroyed

Local watch the blaze

Local people were forced to leave their homes as 50 firefighters battled the blaze

Smoke over the A40

The garage is near the A40, a major route into London, and the road was closed for several hours

Some from the fire over London

The major fire sent a huge plume of smoke across London

Smoke from the fire

The local Tube station, Westbourne Park, was closed due to the smoke

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