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Shock following major fire at Marigold warehouse

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A major blaze has caused severe damage to the Marigold Health Foods warehouse.

In a statement on its website, the company confirmed that the fire broke out in the early hours of Saturday, September 28 and that there has been severe damage to the building and its contents.

The statement advised: “We ask that customers and suppliers do not approach the building until further notice. We are not in a position to offer collection or delivery of stock, or to receive orders from suppliers or customers. Email is out of order at present.

“Marigold is grateful for the patience and understanding of customers during this challenging period. We can only apologise to all the businesses, local residents and our staff who are affected by this emerging situation. This website can still be used for invoice payments and accessing product information and history. We will endeavour to notify customers and suppliers of any developments as soon as we can.”

London Fire Brigade confirmed the blaze, publishing a statement which read: “Twelve fire engines and around 80 firefighters were called to a fire at a warehouse on White Hart Lane in Tottenham. The ground floor, first floor and roof of a two storey warehouse unit were destroyed by the fire. There were no reports of any injuries.”

Station Manager Mark Jordan, who was at the scene, commented: “Crews made steady progress throughout the morning to bring the fire under control and stop it from spreading to other units.”

The brigade’s 999 Control Officers took 18 calls to the blaze. Firefighters were called at 3.37am and the fire was under control by 7.59am. Fire crews from Hornsey, Edmonton, Southgate, Stoke Newington, Holloway, Walthamstow and Enfield fire stations attended the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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