A series of “absolutely massive” explosions shook London this afternoon as plumes of thick black smoke filled the air. In the dramatic footage, clouds of dark smoke rise over shops near Kenton Station in Harrow –¬†scroll down for footage.

The London Fire Brigade confirmed they were called to the incident and said the explosions were caused by a lorry fire.

Andrezs Bania, 53, started filming after hearing the first of four explosions at around 1pm this afternoon. He describes hearing an “absolutely massive” blast which “shook the windows” and is interrupted by further blasts during the video.