Photos on social media confirmed plumes of smoke rising into the sky within the neighborhood of the Mandarin Oriental, a five-star lodge that has lately been refurbished.
“Fifteen hearth engines and 97 firefighters and officers have been referred to as to a fireplace in William Road #Knightsbridge,” the fireplace brigade tweeted shortly after four p.m. native time (11 a.m. ET).
Knightsbridge is among the most prosperous neighborhoods in London, house to luxurious tales Harvey Nichols and Harrods.
Roads within the space have been closed whereas the emergency companies reply to the fireplace and practice companies have been disrupted, town transit authority Transport for London stated on Twitter.
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