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Fire strikes building in London's Camden market

Associated Press logo Associated Press 7/10/2017
Flames and smoke rise from a fire affecting a small area of Camden Market in London early Monday July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Yusof Abdul-Rahman) © The Associated Press Flames and smoke rise from a fire affecting a small area of Camden Market in London early Monday July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Yusof Abdul-Rahman)

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of firefighters have tackled a fire in a building at London's Camden Lock Market — the second time in recent years that the tourist destination has been affected by a serious blaze.

Flames and smoke rise from a fire affecting a small area of Camden Market in London early Monday July 10, 2017. Dozens of firefighters poured water onto a big fire early Monday at Camden Lock Market, which is a popular tourist destination in north London. (AP Photo/Mike Buckell) © The Associated Press Flames and smoke rise from a fire affecting a small area of Camden Market in London early Monday July 10, 2017. Dozens of firefighters poured water onto a big fire early Monday at Camden Lock Market, which is a popular tourist destination in north London. (AP Photo/Mike Buckell)

About 70 firefighters raced to the market early Monday. It was brought under control by 2:50 a.m. (0150 GMT).

Firefighters get a fire affecting a small area of Camden Market under control in London early Monday July 10, 2017. Dozens of firefighters poured water onto a big fire early Monday at Camden Lock Market, which is a popular tourist destination in north London. (AP Photo/Yusof Abdul-Rahman) © The Associated Press Firefighters get a fire affecting a small area of Camden Market under control in London early Monday July 10, 2017. Dozens of firefighters poured water onto a big fire early Monday at Camden Lock Market, which is a popular tourist destination in north London. (AP Photo/Yusof Abdul-Rahman)

The London Fire Brigade says it deployed 10 fire engines and though witnesses described seeing "lots of ambulances," police said no one was hurt. The cause is not known.

The north London market was hit by a serious blaze in February 2008, when the nearby Camden Canal Market was destroyed. The waterside market was closed for 15 months.

About 28 million people visit the market each year, with crowds drawn by shopping, entertainment and nightlife.

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