Times Radio switched to back up as News UK building evacuated

A fire has been reported in the News UK building resulting in radio stations switching to back-up on Friday evening.

Multiple emergency vehicles were at the central London tower, home of talkRADIO, talkSPORT, Virgin Radio and Times Radio.

Presenter Stig Abell tweeted: “What appears to be a small fire in News Building has led to a complete evacuation and means @TimesRadio is playing some excellent recorded interviews.

“All under control now and we’ll be back on air live as soon as we can, raring to go. Everyone handling it very well.”

We’ll update this story with more details shortly.

Posted on Friday, November 19th, 2021 at 10:23 pm by Duty Reporter

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