Football Focus Pundit Martin Keown Told To 'Get Hose Out' After Fire Alarm Goes Off Live On BBC (VIDEO)

First Posted: 3/03/2012 13:06 Updated: 3/03/2012 16:32

BBC1's flagship Football Focus programme was plunged into panic after an alarm went off during a live broadcast.

Sirens started as former Arsenal player and now pundit Martin Keown discussed the day's pressing football issues.

After battling on for a few moments he and presenter Dan Walker laughed.

It was suggested Keown 'got his hose out.'

Producers cut to a pre-prepared feature before cutting back to the studio.

Walker joked: "Don't panic anybody. Proof at least that football focus is live.'

Observers were quick to react on Twitter - with most questioning the new Salford Quays studios.


Trevor Nelson
hilarious,evacuate the football focus studio now,there's a fire


Scott
Fire alarm goes off live on Football Focus. Seems its always going off at Media City. How much did that building cost.


Tim Gatt
Brilliant: the fire alarm goes off during Football Focus. Dan Walker refers to Martin Keown "getting his hose out." Um, cut to VT...


John Plunkett
Fire alarm goes off during bbc1's football focus forced to switch to VT. what is it with Salford and alarms?


Blake Connolly
What is it with all the fire alarms at MediaCity UK? Five Live taken off air 3 times in the last few weeks, now Football Focus interrupted.


Dream Team
The fire alarm on football focus is the funniest thing that's ever happened with Martin Keown on screen

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