Fire cordon hits commuter route.(Incident Reports)

A main commuter route was closed after a cordon was put in place around a fire which gutted a scrap yard and caused gas cylinders to explode.

The southbound carriageway on the northern approach to the Blackwall Tunnel had a lane open but its closure caused rush hour traffic chaos recently.

London Fire Brigade said four fire crews were at the scene of the blaze which began at about 1700. …

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