UPDATE Huge blaze London attraction as 70 firefighters battle flames/smoke seen for miles around

A HUGE blaze has ripped through London’s iconic Camden Market with 70 firefighters battling the flames.

Pictures from the scene show pillars of black smoke erupting from the North London tourist hotspot as people reported seeing flames from miles around.

Emergency services were called to the market just before midnight and have asked people to avoid the area.

Firefighters have taped off part of Camden High Street as they battle the blaze, with flames earlier seen erupting from an Honest Burger restaurant.

Met Police said: “Police were called on Monday at 12.10am to Camden Lock Market to reports of a fire.

“London Fire Brigade were already at the scene when officers arrived.

“It is unknown at this stage if any persons are injured, we await update.”

London Ambulance Service has said it is not currently treating anyone at the scene.

VIDEO: Camden Market fire – Huge blaze rips iconic London attraction as 70 firefighters battle flames and smoke seen for miles around