Update: Firefighters have now put out the blaze that broke at Warner Bros. studios in Leavesden overnight.
The fire began in one of the stages at Leavesden, Hertfordshire, late on Wednesday night.
Hertfordshire County Council’s Fire and Rescue Service said that “the set was not being used at the time of the fire” and “there are no injuries”.
A spokeswoman later said: “The fire at Warner Bros Studios is now out but several vehicles remain on site.”
Original story: 18 fire crews and around 75 fire fighters are currently tackling a blaze at Warner Bros studios in Leavesden, after a fire broke out last night.
The studio, which is where the Harry Potter movies were made, is also the home of the Harry Potter studio tour.
Reports in the Watford Observer described people nearby being awakened to 'very strong smell of smoke'.
Fire crews are now feeding water from a nearby canal to help douse the flames.
Police are closing Bridge Road in #Leavesden at the junction of Watford Road, known locally as Hunton Bridge to assist @HFRS as firefighters run a hose from the canal to tackle a fire at Warner Bros @Herts_Highways @hertscc pic.twitter.com/0wijYyLrsw— Herts Police (@HertsPolice) July 11, 2019
At 23:29 hours last night Fire Control received several calls to a commercial building on fire on Warner Drive, Leavesden. @garstonfire and @bwwatfordfire were mobilised and on their arrival they requested further appliances and specialist appliances to attend to assist with the— Herts Fire Control (@HertsFRSControl) July 11, 2019
“Eighteen fire engines and support vehicles, are currently at the scene as crews continue to tackle the fire. Three jets and one aerial ladder platform are in use,” read a statement from Hertfordshire County Council.
A previous statement read: “The fire and rescue service were called to reports of a fire at Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden in Hertfordshire at 11.29pm on Wednesday 10 July.
“Fifteen fire engines, plus support vehicles, are currently in attendance at the scene and crews are tackling a fire in one of the stages there.
“The set was not being used at the time of the fire. There are no injuries.
“The incident is ongoing.”
As well as being the studio where all eight Harry Potter movies were made, movies like Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight, Mission: Impossible – Fallout and Spider-Man: Far From Home were also filmed there.
Yahoo Movies UK has contact Warner Bros for comment.