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King’s Cross Tube Station Evacuated After Flare Set Off

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King’s Cross station was shut for just under an hour (Image: PA)

King’s Cross station was evacuated earlier this afternoon after a flare was set off.

TfL has confirmed that it shut the Tube station at around 3.50pm this afternoon (April 27) in response to a fire alert.

A spokesperson said that the alert was triggered after a customer set off a flare.

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One posted: “Whoever has set off a flare in King’s Cross station, you’ve really ruined my day because now I have to walk to St Pancras”.

TfL confirmed that the station re-opened at around 4.40pm.