Fire has broken out at the Mriehel Industrial Estate, with fire fighters currently on site to try and control the flame.
No details have yet emerged on what might have caused it.
The Central Business District, as the area is also known, is home to many offices and factories. The public is being encouraged to avoid the area.
More information wll be published as it is received.
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Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri notes that education and awareness are the best tools to combat such threats