More than 200 firefighters are tackling a blaze described by London Fire Brigade as the biggest seen in the capital for several years.
London Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson said: "We've not seen a fire of this size in London for several years - it's certainly a dramatic end to the Olympics for the London Fire Brigade.
The fire at a scrap metal yard in Willesden, north-west London, pictured earlier today. Eight fire engines and forty firefighters were called to the scene Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... aW9onD
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Originally posted by faryjay
reply to post by murch
From what I know about asbestos ... It can give you cancer. So if that has burned then that's not good at all...
Lets see how this all unfolds.
Originally posted by stumason
reply to post by mikellmikell
It doesn't burn, no.
It actually changes into a harmless compound under heat if it is high enough (1000c+)
I think burning plastics are more hazardous, but then I am not a fire fighter or chemist.