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Four fire engines and 25 firefighters and officers are attending a extraction system fire at a university building on Upper Woburn Place near Russel Square.
Part of the building’s extraction system was damaged by fire. Around 20 students and staff left the building before the Brigade arrived.
The Brigade was called at 1154 and the fire was under control by 1319. Fire crews from Islington, Kentish Town and Shoreditch fire stations were at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.