Fire breaks out on Kingsway – no library access for LSE

Holborn station is also closed

A fire on Kingsway has closed the uni library and lead to 2,000 people being evacuated from the surrounding area.

Tragedy

Tragedy

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A fire has broken out in the underground passage on Kingsway between midday and 1pm today. The whole area has been roped off and this has had tragic consequences for LSE students: library closure.

It is thought that the fire was caused by a faulty electrical junction and over 2000 have been evacuated from buildings next to the fire. Vehicles have been told to stay clear.

Holborn tube station has also been closed.

It's a hard life

It’s a hard life

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Nona, our gen sec, posted to let people know not to bother coming into the library. 

 

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