Thick billowing smoke seen from 5-star London hotel

2018-06-06 18:24

Twenty five fire trucks and 100 firefighters have been dispatched to a fire in Knightsbridge, London where a hotel is on fire.

The London Fire Brigade said in a statement that while the cause of the fire is not yet known, fire crews from Chelsea, Kensington, Hammersmith, Battersea and other surrounding fire stations are at the scene.

It is reported that the five-star Mandarin Oriental – a 12 storey luxury hotel – completed a £185m refurbishment project in May.

The Sloane Street entrance to the station is closed and commuters are advised to use the Harrods entrance.

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