Four fire engines and 25 firefighters are attending a fire at a multi-storey car park in Peckham, south-east London.
A photograph emerged on social media showing smoke billowing from near the Peckham Levels after reports of an explosion.
#Update: Just in - Pictures of the explosion and a fire afterwards at "Peckham Levels" on the #London market in the #UK.— Sotiri Dimpinoudis (@sotiridi) February 10, 2020
Reason unknown what caused the explosion at this time. pic.twitter.com/D5BYInlnmN
Unfortunately due to a small incident on Cerise Rd, Peckham Levels is closed for the rest of the day. We’re sorry for any inconvenience caused. #Closure #Peckham #Announcement pic.twitter.com/Sq6aT3rS5z— Peckhamlevels (@peckhamlevels) February 10, 2020
In an official statement, Peckham Levels stated that no significant damage to the building has been reported, and after inspection, it would be re-opened
"Today, there was a small fire in the car-park next to Peckham Levels. The fire was external to the building and was quickly extinguished by the local fire brigade. The team at Peckham Levels did a fantastic job, using their emergency procedures. The building was evacuated quickly and there are no injuries or casualties to report", the statement read.