After the inferno, Camden is now counting the cost

Were you there: send your Camden blaze pictures and video to pictures@hamhigh.co.ukMore than 100 stallholders could be out of business for many months as a result of the fire that destroyed a large section of the famous Camden Market on Saturday night. The famous Hawley Arms, host to a string of hard-living celebs and the home of much rock memorabilia, may have to b

Some 100 stallholders could be out of business for many months as a result of the fire that destroyed a large section of the famous Camden Market.

The famous Hawley Arms, host to a string of hard-living celebs and the home of much rock memorabilia, may have to be demolished.

Speculation over the cause of the blaze is rife, with theories ranging from a discarded cigarette butt to a small fire in a fast food stall that quickly spread out of control..

A painstaking investigation is now underway to discover the precise cause of the blaze and forensic teams are sifting through the wreckage.


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More than 100 firefighters were involved in fighting the blaze, with flames rising to a height of more than 50 feet at its peak.

Today parts of the scene are still smouldering.

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Were you there: send your Camden blaze pictures to pictures@hamhigh.co.uk

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