Pall of smoke covers east London

THOUSANDS of Suffolk commuters today would have seen a huge pall of smoke covering east London due to a fire in Stratford.Firefighters were called to the blaze in an industrial area at around 12 noon.

THOUSANDS of Suffolk commuters today would have seen a huge pall of smoke covering east London due to a fire in Stratford.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in an industrial area at around 12 noon.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said there were no reports of an explosion. Local police were responding and there had been a large number of 999 calls.

Eight fire engines are there, and around 40 firefighters.

A spokesman for 'one' railway said the fire was not affecting train services from Suffolk into the capital.