Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters tackle fire in Tottenham

A man has been taken to hospital after a car workshop caught fire this afternoon.

London Fire Brigade says six fire engines and around 40 firefighters are at the scene of the fire in Church Lane, Tottenham.

The Brigade was called around 2.19pm and its control office received 27 calls about the blaze.

A man from the car workshop, which was completely alight, suffered burns and was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service. 

Fire crews from Tottenham, Enfield, Shoreditch, Leyton and Hornsey fire stations are working at the scene.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

Google maps shows there are several delays in the area, with there being traffic along High Street and Turnpike Lane as well as Church Lane.

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