Small fire in Manor Park brings trains to a halt

A fire broke out this morning near Manor Park station bringing trains to a halt in both directions.

Firefighters from East Ham and Stratford stations were called to Station Road at 10.01am to reports of smoke coming from underneath a bridge nearby.

Two crews and ten firefighters put out a small fire at 10.40am but train operators Greater Anglia stopped all trains running on the Liverpool Street to Shenfield Line as a precaution.

Firefighters are still at the scene investigating.