Forty firefighters tackle blaze at west London flat

Around 40 firefighters have been called to a blaze at a flat in west London.

London Fire Brigade said the blaze had caught hold in part of a flat on the fifth floor of a block on Bromyard Avenue, Acton.

It said it had received 27 calls to the fire, the cause of which was not yet known.

To view this content, you'll need to update your privacy settings.
Please click here to do so.

Images posted to social media showed plumes of black smoke pouring out of the block.

Authorities were unable to immediately say whether there had been any casualties or evacuations following the fire.