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King's Cross fire


King’s Cross fire 30 years on – BBC London News


Fennell Inquiry - The report into Kings Cross Fire


Kings Cross fire 1987 news footage


Kings Cross Station - Fire | Thames News


King's Cross Fire: 30 years on

On 18 November 1987, at approximately 19:30, a fire broke out at King's Cross St. Pancras tube station, a major interchange on the London Underground. As well as the mainline railway stations above ground and subsurface platforms for the Metropolitan lines, there were platforms deeper underground for the Northern, Piccadilly, and Victoria lines. The fire started under a wooden escalator serving the Piccadilly line and, at 19:45, erupted in a flashover into the underground ticket hall, killing 31 people and injuring 100.
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