Fire Guts Warners Bros Studio


Over 75 firefighters battled to put off a huge fire at Warners Bros studios in London on Wednesday night.

The studio was where all the Harry Potter films were produced at the film studio in Leavesden, Hertfordshire.

According to, about 15 fire engines were called to around 11.30pm last night. Hertfordshire County Council said there have been no reports of injuries, and the set was not being used at the time.

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Residents say they woke up to a “very strong smell and taste” of and smoke.

A Warner Bros spokesman confirmed the incident to the BBC, but but did not offer any further detail.

He said the studio tours were taking place as usual.

Police have closed Bridge Road in Leavesden at the junction of Waterford Road, as firefighters run a hose from the canal to tackle the fire.

The eight Harry Potter films, including James Bond, Fast and Furious and Mission Impossible, have been shot at the studios.

The film studio were converted from an aircraft factory used in the Second World War by Golden Eye producers in 1994. The site attracts more than 6,000 visitors every day.


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