Firemen find ‘cannabis factory’ at Camden flat

Cannabis plant (Picture: PA Images)

Cannabis plant (Picture: PA Images) - Credit: PA WIRE

Firefighters called to flooding at a flat in Somers Town discovered a “large amount” of cannabis plants at the premises.

The crews alerted police after being called to the building in Chalton House, Chalton Street, on Saturday afternoon

A Met spokesman said: “Police were called by London Fire Brigade at 15:17hrs on Saturday, 31 October to reports of a cannabis factory. Police attended the address where it became apparent a large number of cannabis plants were being grown inside - no one was present at the address. The plants have been seized and will be destroyed.”

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111