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24 Jun 2019 | 06:53 AM UTC

UK: Victoria Station (London) closed due to suspected fire June 24

United Kingdom News Alert

Officials close and evacuate London’s Victoria Station on the morning of June 24 due to fire alarm; public transportation disruptions and congestion expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/24/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/24/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Victoria Station, London

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Event

A fire alarm at Victoria Station in London prompted officials to close and evacuate the station during rush hour in the morning (local time) of Monday, June 24. The incident was reported by Transport for London (TfL) at 06:33. Transportation disruptions are expected in the coming hours, including congestion, station closures, residual delays, and increased demand for taxis. Emergency response personnel are expected at Victoria Station. 

Advice

Individuals in London or traveling on the Victoria line are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate heightened security and emergency response presence and transportation disruptions, including congestion, station closures, residual delays, and increased demand for taxis.

 

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