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UK Treasury evacuated: Staff flee building and fire crew rush to scene

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Staff have been ordered to leave the premises and fire crews have been called to the incident. Pictures show at least one fire engine has been deployed to the scene.

Sky News’ Ed Conway reported the incident on Twitter ahead of a planned interview with Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

He tweeted: “Just as we were about to begin our interview with @RishiSunak the Treasury building has been evacuated and a fire engine has pulled up.

“Not sure what to read into this.

This is a developing news story, more to follow.

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