Dramatic images and footage have emerged showing smoke billowing from the top of Bexleyheath Broadway's multistory car park.

Firefighters have been on scene near the Broadway shopping centre in Albion Road this afternoon (April 2).

It is understood firefighters were called to the scene shortly after 1pm.

Two fire engines were called in, with the blaze located on the top floor of the multistory car park, where a portacabin was found alight.

The fire was under control by 2.30pm, though firefighters have remained on scene to make the area safe.

Pictures and video showed thick clouds of black smoke pouring over the shopping centre into the neighbouring road.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is due to take place.