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Dalston Kingsland station - small incident on train

08/02/2017 07:11
Hackney
Fire at commercial property

Firefighters have dealt with a small incident on a train at Dalston Kingsland station this morning.

A workman’s drill had overheated and started smoking. Firefighters extinguished the battery and placed it in a bucket of sand.

The station was evacuated.

The Brigade was called at 0711 and the incident was over by 0744. Fire crews from Stoke Newington attended the scene.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 7:36am today to reports of an incident at Dalston Kingsland railway station, E8.

“We sent four ambulance crews, a single responder in a car, an incident response officer and our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) to the scene.

“We treated four patients for minor injuries, including head, leg and arm injuries, and took them to a hospital in east London. We also checked over three patients at the scene but they did not need hospital treatment.”