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London venue KOKO damaged by fire

60 firefighters tackled the fire at the Camden venue on 6th January

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Prominent north London music venue Koko caught fire on Monday night (6th January).

As reported by The Metro, London Fire Brigade was called to the long-standing Camden venue at 8.56pm, with 30% of the building’s roof having reportedly been caught in the blaze.

London Fire Brigade tweeted, "We’ve got eight fire engines & around 60 firefighters tackling a visible blaze on #Camden High Street. Please avoid the area if possible."

The venue, which first opened in 1900, had been closed for refurbishment since March 2019, and was set to re-open in March 2020. 

The blaze was reportedly brought under control by 2 37 AM on Tuesday morning. The cause of the fire remains unknown.