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Paddington Station Evacuated And Commuters Warned To Expect Delays After Fire Alert

28/11/2015 09:46 GMT | Updated 28/11/2015 09:59 GMT

Paddington station has been evacuated due to a fire alert on Saturday and commuters have been warned to expect delays.

Passengers were told to leave the station at about 9.15am when a fire alarm was triggered.

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Paddington Station was evacuated on Saturday after a fire alarm was triggered

Trains were being held on platforms while firefighters attended the scene.

There have been no reports of injuries.

A spokesman for Great Western Railway tweeted: "Due to fire alarms being triggered at Paddington trains are at a stand still and passengers are being evacuated. Updates to follow."

The spokesman later said trains were now moving, but commuters should expect delays.