Kings Cross evacuated after fire alert

Commuters had to leave Kings Cross Tube station (Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Commuters had to leave Kings Cross Tube station (Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images) - Credit: Getty Images

Commuters were today evacuated from Kings Cross underground station after fire alarms were set off.

Passengers speculated the cause of the emergency evacuation but the British Transport Police (BTP) has confirmed there is “nothing suspicious” about the incident.

A spokeswoman from BTP said: “The station was evacuated because a fire alarm went off. It is nothing suspicious and service is running as normal now.”