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Last Updated: Monday, 12 November 2007, 17:27 GMT
In pictures: London fire

Fire

A big fire breaks out in east London close to the site of the proposed 2012 Olympic stadium.

Fire

Firefighters were called out just after 1200 GMT to Waterden Road, Stratford.

Plumes of smoke

Up to 75 firefighters tackled the fire, which created a huge plume of black smoke that can be seen across the city.

Plumes of smoke

Waterden Road runs through the site where the 2012 Olympics will be held.

Fire

The smoke produced by the fire could be seen from miles around.

Fire fighters tackle the fire

The fire is believed to have broken out in a disused warehouse near to the Channel Tunnel high speed rail link.

Fire

London Ambulance Service said there are no reports of casualties.

Fire

The Metropolitan Police are investigating the incident but have so far discounted a terrorist motive.



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