A major London station had to be evacuated after a fire alarm was “set off maliciously”.
The British Transport Police were called at 8.44am after a fire alarm began sounding – causing Victoria Station to be evacuated in the middle of rush hour.
A spokesperson told Express.co.uk: “We were called at 8.44am after a passenger set off a fire alarm causing the station to be evacuated. This is believed to have been done maliciously. Enquiries are ongoing.”
Passengers took to Twitter to share their frustrations, with one writing: “How’s Victoria station being evacuated the one day I’m on time to the office.”
Another said it was “scary” as people rushed for the exit as the alarm sounded.
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