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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.”