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The Shard evacuated after reports of smoke in basement

Europe's tallest building has been evacuated for the first time.

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Police: No reported injuries at The Shard

Police were called at 11:09hrs on Thursday 5 June to The Shard, St Thomas Street, SE1 after London Fire Brigade were called to reports of a fire at the premises.

Police, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service attended the fire which is beleived to be in the basement of The Shard.

A full evacuation is now underway.

No reported injuries at this time. No arrests. Enquries re cause of fire are ongoing.

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