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Smoke from Hertfordshire oil blaze spreads across London

London SE1 website team

Smoke from a massive fire at an oil depot near Hemel Hempstead spread across the capital's skyline on Sunday.

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The Millennium Bridge at lunchtime on Sunday

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These artists on Bankside recorded the smoke-filled sky

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The ITV News Channel showed pictures from the camera mounted on the roof of the London Television Centre on Upper Ground

The incident has been described by Hertfordshire Fire Service as the biggest explosion in European peace time history.

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