Emergency services are responding to an ongoing incident on the A5 Edgware Road, following reports of a fire at a local restaurant.
London Fire Brigade have sent crews to extinguish the restaurant blaze and neighbouring properties have been evacuated.
Police and paramedics are also in attendance and motorists and residents are being warned to avoid the area.
Police have cordoned off the area and the A5 is down to one lane.
Traffic monitoring website Inrix states: “One lane closed and slow traffic due to building fire on A5 Edgware Road Southbound between A404 Harrow Road and A40 (Marble Arch). Lane one (of two) is closed.
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