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Fire at storage yard destroys 40 cars in Croydon

Smoke seen over industrial park Image copyright @LondonCB
Image caption A fire has destroyed 40 cars in a storage yard in Croydon

A fire has destroyed 40 cars in a storage yard in Croydon.

Four fire engines and 21 firefighters were called to an industrial park in Peterwood Way, near Purley Way, at 08:46 BST after crews received almost 50 calls to the incident.

London Fire Brigade says the blaze was under control by about 10:00 BST.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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