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London Fire Brigade attend smoke incident at Westminster station


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Firefighters have brought large amounts of smoke billowing out from an electrical room at Westminster under control. Firefighters from London Fire Brigade were called to the station at around 11:29am as reports emerged that smoke could be seen coming from the room, which is located in the basement. Around 100 people were evacuated as firefighters were on the scene prior to the incident being brought under control 12:49pm.

A statement released by London Fire Brigade stated: “Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters were called to smoke issuing from an electrical room at Westminster Station on Bridge Street in Westminster.

“Firefighters were called to 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 and the incident was under control by 1249. Fire crews from Lambeth, Euston, Old Kent Road and Soho fire stations attended the scene. The cause of the smoke will be investigated.”

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