02/12/2013 11:01 GMT | Updated 01/02/2014 05:59 GMT

Fire Breaks Out Above Spearmint Rhino Building On Tottenham Court Road (PICTURES)


Two men have been rescued by crane after a fire broke out in a building above Spearmint Rhino on Tottenham Court Road, London.

Smoke was seen pouring out of the 1930s-style block of flats, situated between Tottenham Court Road and University Street, disrupting bus routes down the street.

Police cordoned off a wide section of the road while fire engines attended to the scene.

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The fire was seen billowing out of the building

London Fire Brigade said six fire engines and more than 30 firefighters were working to control the blaze.