Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros UK studio

  • Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros UK studio

Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros UK studio

"Fifteen fire engines, plus support vehicles, are now in attendance at the scene and crews are tackling a fire in one of the stages there".

Three jets and an aerial ladder platform were in use, according to a statement shared with Newsweek.

Police closed a road as firefighters ran a hose from the canal to tackle the fire.

James Bond, Batman and Mission Impossible were also filmed there, as well as Oscar winning Darkest Hour and Bohemian Rhapsody.

The studio, which is the place the Harry Potter motion pictures had been made, can also be the house of the Harry Potter studio tour. The company did not immediately respond to Newsweek's request for comment.

A spokeswoman later stated: "The hearth at Warner Bros Studios is now out however a number of automobiles stay on web site". Studio Tour London on April 26, 2013 in Watford, England.

Firefighters are on the scene tackling the blaze at the studio that was home to Harry Potter, James Bond and more. The tour is still operating.

A police spokesman said: "Local routes will be affected but Hertfordshire County Council's highways team will be dealing with closures and any diversions".

About 75 fire fighters from 18 crews are tackling the fire which first broke out at about 11.30pm last night.

More as we have it.

'It was still going strong at about 1am and when I woke up this morning it was still smouldering'.

He said he could smell and taste the smoke in the air when he went outside.

Warner Bros bought the site in 2010.

"He was released later that evening following treatment".