A large fire has broken out next to the Saudi Arabian Embassy in London.
Eye-witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion and pictures of the blaze on Curzon Street in Mayfair, central London, have been posted on social media.
The fire broke out in the extraction fan system of a restaurant next to the embassy and has spread across three floors.
The building has a number of flats above and around 40 firefighters are tackling the blaze.
It is not yet known what started the fire.
A London Fire Brigade spokesman said: “Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters have been called to a fire at a restaurant with flats above in Curzon Street in Mayfair. Read more