Fire crews have evacuated 50 people from a Bexleyheath hotel to a nearby library after blaze broke out in an underground car park.

Four fire engines and 21 fire fighters battled the blaze in the car park of Premier Inn in Albion Road.

An electrical intake room in the car park set alight shortly after 8.30am this morning (May 18).

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Fire crews worked with UK Power Network staff who isolated the electrics and the fire was under control by 11.30am.

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Part of the electrical intake room was damaged by the blaze but no one was injured.

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