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Firefighters working to contain London hotel blaze, fire officials say

From Alexander Felton, CNN
February 27, 2013 -- Updated 1431 GMT (2231 HKT)
The location of the fire in Bayswater, London

(CNN) -- Firefighters were still working to contain a blaze that broke out Wednesday in a London hotel, a fire official said.

Dozens of firefighters raced to the Royal Court Apartments, where part of the fifth floor was in flames. Earlier, another fire service spokesman said the blaze was under control.

The hotel is in the Bayswater area near Hyde Park. The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage. There have been no reports of casualties.

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