Air ambulance called following Aldwych collapse.
Some 200 people, including workers and students at the London School of Economics (LSE) have been evacuated from the area around Aldwych after a building in Portugal Street collapsed. The building is also close to the Royal Courts of Justice and Lincoln’s Inn Fields.
Witnesses reported a “large crash” as the seven-storey building, which was under demolition, collapsed. At least one person is thought to have been injured.
The London Fire Brigade said it had two ambulances, three fire rescue units and around 30 firefighters and officers on the scene. It added that it has set up safety cordons.
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