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Canary Wharf Fire

On my way to shoot the Greenwich video (post below) I travelled through Canary Wharf. Whilst walking from the London Underground to the Docklands Light Railway I saw lots of smoke from the roof of one of the skyscrapers.



More information about Canary Wharf is available here.

This is a report on the fire from the BBC:

"More than 50 firefighters are tackling a fire on the 16th floor of a tower block in London's Docklands. The blaze broke out at the building, owned by Citibank, in Canada Square at about 0942 BST on Sunday.

A spokeswoman for London Fire Brigade said part of the roof and the 16th floor were alight. Eyewitness Joel Elster said: "It started off as light smoke than there was quite a big cloud of smoke on top and it lasted for about 10-15 minutes."