Forty firefighters are on fire at Westminster’s London Underground station.
Six fire engines have been called to Westminster Station on Bridge Street.
Staff were called before 11.30am on a report of smoke coming out of the electrical room inside the station.
About 100 people were evacuated from a station near Parliament in central London.
The London Fire Brigade said the incident was under control and the cause was unknown.
– London Fire Brigade (F London Fire) October 5, 2021.
London Fire Brigade update
A statement from the London Fire Brigade said: “Six fire engines and about 40 firefighters were called in to smoke from an Westminster station electric room on Bridge Street in Westminster.
“Firefighters were called to a large amount of smoke from an electrical room inside the basement of the station. About 100 people left the station before the brigade arrived.
The brigade was called at 11:29 a.m. and the incident was under control until 12:49 p.m. Firefighters from Lambeth, Euston, Old Kent Road and Soho Fire Stations attended the scene.
The cause of the smoke will be investigated in due course.