King’s Cross Station shut as emergency services called to ‘fire alert’

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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".

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