Latest: The fire was under control by 3.10pm, but the fire brigade remained at the scene through the afternoon to dampen remaining pockets of fire.

Original story below.

Around one tonne of waste in currently on fire at a scrap yard.

Six fire engines have brought 35 firefighters to the address in Cricklewood Broadway to treat the fire.

The brigade arrived around 12.30pm today (Mar 17) and continue to work to get the fire under control.

Barnet police are also at the scene.

The incident is affecting traffic along the A5 Cricklewood Broadway and near Edgware Road.

No injuries or casualties have been reported so far.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.