Live Sky Garden updates as firefighters rush to attraction after ‘fire alert’ in Walkie Talkie

Firefighters have rushed to the Walkie Talkie skyscraper today (October 15) after a fire broke out in the skyscraper, on the top floor of the building.

Five fire engines are on the scene, and tourists visiting the Sky Garden on the top floor have been evacuated from the attraction having to walk down 35 flights to leave the building safely.

Firefighters have been seen entering the building with equipment.

A crowd of visitors are now gathered outside the building, but an eyewitness has reported that the scene is reasonably calm and there is no push for crowds to get back.

We’re covering this incident live, read all the updates below.

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