Firefighters attend blaze at London’s Westminster underground station

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LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – British firefighters on Tuesday mentioned they have been tackling a hearth at London’s Westminster underground station, the metro cease nearest to the Prime Minister’s workplace on Downing Street and the Houses of Parliament.

“Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters are at the scene of a fire at Westminster Station on Bridge Street in Westminster,” London Fire Brigade mentioned on Twitter.

A Reuters witness noticed a number of hoses being prolonged into the station, with police vans additionally in attendance.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is away on the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester together with his most senior colleagues in authorities, whereas parliament is in recess.

Reporting by William James, writing by Alistair Smout; Editing by Kate Holton