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07/11/2013 07:09 GMT | Updated 07/11/2013 10:53 GMT

Fire On London's Oxford Street Closes Road (PICTURES)

Twenty firefighters are tackling a blaze on London's Oxford Street, after the first floor of a building caught alight.

Four fire engines descended on London's busiest shopping street at 11am on Thursday morning.

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Scenes from London's Oxford Street on Thursday morning

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Four fire engines are on the scene

London Fire Brigade said the fire was on the first floor of a building under refurbishment, next to the fashion accessories shop Superbabe.

The fire is now under control and an investigation into the cause of the blaze has been launched.

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The street has been closed between Tottenham Court Road and Berwick Road.