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At least 80 firefighters called to tackle blaze as smoke visible for miles

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Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze that has engulfed an entire house in Acton as pictures show huge clouds of smoke billowing across West London.

At least 80 firefighters, and eight fire crew are on hand at an address on Western Avenue, following reports of a fire just after 8am on Monday February 17.

London Fire Brigade said a blaze has ripped through an entire loft, first floor, and half of the ground floor at a terrace house, MyLondon reports.

Pictures taken from afar show thick smoke coming out from the property, which is located near North Acton Cemetery and Imperial College.

According to BBC Road and Travel, the A40 has now been closed at Hanger Lane coming into London and long queues on the A40 and A406 should be expected.

Footage posted by the travel service shows a huge emergency services response as ambulances, firefighters and please rocket down the motorway.

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