A huge fire has broken out at a shopping centre in east London.
More than 125 firefighters, with 15 fire engines, are tackling the blaze at The Mall shopping centre in Selborne Road, Walthamstow.
Waltham Forest Police said officers were dealing with a major incident and advised people to stay away from the area.
One woman has been taken to hospital, the London Ambulance Service said. Two ambulances were sent to the scene.
London Fire Brigade, which was called at about 07:40 BST, said part of the roof was alight. The cause is not yet known.
The Mall has 66 stores across one floor, with a small upper area for restaurants.
Images and videos posted on social media of the scene shows smoke billowing into the air and flames lapping part of the roof.
Witness Alex de Lange said: “There’s massive amounts of black smoke billowing from The Mall.
“There’s a helicopter and lots of fire engines and sounds like some explosions too. The bus station has been evacuated.”
Elly Gresham-Scott said the “air was hazy” with ash particles.
Freddie Joyce said there were “massive high flames spreading at high speed”.
Fire station manager Steve Smith said: “There is a lot of smoke so we would advise local residents to keep their doors and windows closed while crews tackle the fire.
“There are local road closures in place so motorists should avoid the area where possible.”
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