King’s Cross Station shut as emergency services called to ‘fire alert’
The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox
King's Cross Station has been closed to the public on Tuesday morning after emergency services were called to a "fire alert".
A spokeswoman for the British Transport Police told DailyStarOnline: "We were called at 10.48am to reports of a fire alert. We are currently on scene supporting the fire brigade, and the station has been closed as a precaution."
And a London Fire Brigade spokewoman added: "We were called to reports of a fire alarm sounding at King's Cross Station at 10.43am.
"We arrived to discover smoke build up in a communications area."
Eyewitnesses took to social media to report "many firefighters and police officers right now as King Cross Underground Station's being evacuated".
This is a breaking news story and is constantly being updated.
Please refresh the page regularly to get the latest updates.
Reporters working on dailystar.co.uk will be working to source the latest information, reaction, pictures and video related to this story.
You can also follow us on Twitter @DailyStar to get the latest news updates 24 hours a day.
Or download the Daily Star app for flash alerts on the biggest stories of the day.
Why not also subscribe to receive our regular Daily Star news bulletins? You can do this on this page by simply entering your email address above and hitting 'subscribe'.
Source: Read Full Article