London mall owned by Capital & Regional evacuated after fire By Reuters

© Reuters. London mall owned by Capital & Regional evacuated after fire

(Reuters) – Shopping centre owner Capital & Regional Plc said on Monday The Mall, Walthamstow in London had been evacuated after a fire and firefighters were on site dealing with the incident.

The London Fire Brigade said part of the roof of two-storey building was on fire.

“Firefighters remain at the scene of the large fire at a shopping mall in #Walthamstow There are now 25 fire engines tackling the blaze,” the fire brigade said on Twitter.

“Our immediate priority is site, customer and staff safety. We will provide further information once the fire has been extinguished and we have fully assessed the situation,” the company said in a statement.

The firm offered no further details when contacted by Reuters.

Shares in Capital & Regional were 7.4% lower at 15.3 pence at 1034 GMT.

Capital & Regional owns seven shopping centres in Blackburn, Hemel Hempstead, Ilford, Luton, Maidstone, Walthamstow and Wood Green.

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