The Camden Markets fire took more than three hours and 70 firefighters to get under control

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A massive fire that ripped through Camden Markets in London is now under control.

Emergency services were called to the market just before midnight were 10 crews and 70 firefighters battled the inferno for more than three hours.

Crews from Kentish Town, Euston, Soho, Paddington, Holloway and surrounding fire stations were at the scene.

London Bridge Fire Brigade says the fire spread through “the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors, plus the roof, of a building within the market”.

The fire brigade will continue to damp down hotspots in the buildings into the morning.

“Crews worked hard to get the fire under control and to stop it from spreading to neighbouring buildings,” said station manager David Reid.

At 2.30am GMT (11.30am AEST) local fire crews were still working hard to get the fire at under control.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

Camden Markets is 20 minutes north west of the city of London.

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The market is home to more than 200 stalls where tourists and shoppers can find handmade jewellery and clothes and alternative designs, as well as food stalls with international cuisines.

Photos on social media showed flames and black smoke funnelling out from the popular tourist location.

Watch the firefighters battle the flames here:

Just last month a catastrophic fire ripped through Grenfell Tower, a 24-story residential tower block in west London, killing at least 17 people.

At least 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters responded to that blaze.

More to come.

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