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Fire breaks out at Westminster Tube station sparking evacuation

by LLB Reporter
5th Oct 21 1:14 pm

A fire has broken out at Westminster Tube station which is 10 storey’s deep which has seen around 40 firefighters and six fire engines at the scene.

A fire broke out at an electrical room, but it remains unclear at this time as to how it started or the extent of any damage.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) wrote said on its website, “Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters have been called to smoke issuing from an electrical room at Westminster Station on Bridge Street in Westminster.

“Firefighters are currently at the scene and investigating a large amount of smoke coming from an electrical room within the basement of the station.

“Around 100 people left the station before the Brigade arrived.

“The Brigade was called at 1129.

“Fire crews from Lambeth, Euston, Old Kent Road and Soho fire stations are at the scene.

“The cause of the smoke will be investigated.”

LFB said that shortly before 1pm the fire was brought under control.

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