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London Bridge station has been evacuated due to a fire
The underground station has been completely closed due to the alert, which occurred at around 11.30 this morning.
People on social media claimed the fire either began at a platform of on an escalator.
One said: "Just been evacuated from London Bridge tube. Staff saying 'fire on platform;. Eek.
Another said: "#Londonbridge evacuated apparently fire on an escalator #tube"
One commuter advised others to "avoid" the "madness".
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A video taken by someone evacuated from the station appeared to show smoke rising from an escalator
Northern Line and the Jubilee Line underground trains are not currently stopping at the station.
Twitter accounts for both lines Tweeted: "London Bridge – station closed. Fire alert. Trains not stopping."
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