Fire at Stratford Olympic Stadium

The fire broke out at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford (Pic: Adam Rivers / @GamblingEcon)

The fire broke out at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford (Pic: Adam Rivers / @GamblingEcon) - Credit: Archant

Fire crews were called to a blaze inside the Olympic Stadium this morning.

The London Fire Brigade said it was called to reports of a van alight inside the iconic building at 7am.

Witnesses on Twitter watched as dark smoke rose from the park.

At 7.30am one user, Emma Critch, @ESCritch tweeted: “After first going up the wrong road London Fire Brigade eventually come to the rescue. Thanks!”

No injuries have been reported and the fire has now been dealt with.

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