- Six hectares of grassland were on fire and a “huge amount” of smoke covered the sky.
- A spokesperson for Heathrow Airport says they have changed their runway but confirmed flights are not yet affected.
- The cause of the fire is unknown.
London Fire Brigade tweeted that more than 100 firefighters have been called to tackle a large grass fire near Heathrow Airport in west London.
According to the London Fire Brigade, six hectares of grassland were engulfed in flames and a “large amount” of smoke billowed into the sky.
“15 fire engines and around 100 firefighters are tackling a grass fire near Heaton Road in Feltham,” he said.
The fire started around 2:50 p.m. Residents are advised to keep their windows and doors closed to keep smoke out.
A spokesman for Heathrow Airport said they had changed their runway due to the fire but confirmed flights were not yet affected.
The cause of the fire is not yet known.