Camden’s famous Koko music venue in flames
Camden’s iconic nightclub Koko was in flames tonight as firefighters battled to save the venue.
Photographs and video from the scene showed smoke rising up into the air as a blaze took hold.
A spokesman for London Fire Brigade said: ‘We were called at 8.56 to a fire at a Camden nightclub under refurbishment. Thirty per cent of the roof is alight. ‘Firefighters are working hard to save the rest of the building. Please avoid the area if possible.’
He added there were six fire engines and 60 firefighters at the site.
The six floor north London venue had been under refurbishment at the time the fire broke out.