Fire guts Westfield Shopping Centre in east London

The Westfield Mall at Stratford London

The Westfield Mall at Stratford London

A fire at Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, east London, on Sunday morning has led to the prompt evacuation of shoppers.

London Fire Brigade said the fire occurred within a shop on the first floor of the shopping centre.

“The shopping centre has been evacuated and no injuries have been reported”, it tweeted.

In an earlier tweet, the Fire Brigade said it sent 60 firefighters to the scene.

“Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to a small fire within a retail unit in a shopping centre on Montifichet Road in #Stratford.”