Fire breaks out at Warner Bros studio in London

Harry Potter films were recorded at the studios

Warner Bros. said the tours were not affected and were going ahead as normal.

A Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman confirmed 15 crews were still at the scene earlier this afternoon.

Local roads have been closed while fire crews connect hoses to a nearby canal to boost water supplies.

'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 one aerial ladder platform are in use", learn an announcement from Hertfordshire County Council.

The studio, which occupies a sprawling complex in Leavesden, offers popular tours of the sets and sound stages used in the Harry Potter films.

A huge blaze has engulfed the Warner Bros.

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Original story: 18 fire crews and around 75 fire fighters are now tackling a blaze at Warner Bros studios in Leavesden, after a fire broke out last night.

Warner Bros described the alleged attack as an "isolated workplace incident" in a statement issued at the time.

A spokesman for Hertfordshire County Council said: 'The fire and rescue service were called to reports of a fire at Warner Bros.

"The set was not getting used on the time of the hearth".

Warner Bros bought the site in 2010.

Studios Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, has been the central location for all eight Harry Potter films, along with a string of other blockbusters including James Bond, Fast and Furious and the Mission Impossible franchises. "When I woke up this morning it was still smoldering and when I left for work this morning, there was still a strong smell and taste of smoke in the air".

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