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25/09/2015 10:29 BST | Updated 25/09/2015 11:59 BST

Oxford Circus Tube Station Evacuated Over Fire Alert

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06:  Commuters make their way onto an Underground tube station at Oxford Circus on September 6, 2010 in London, England. A 24 hour strike by Tube staff belonging to the RMT and TSSA unions in protest over plans to axe 800 station managerial jobs and ticket office staff is due to commence this evening disrupting rush hour commuters across the capital.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: Commuters make their way onto an Underground tube station at Oxford Circus on September 6, 2010 in London, England. A 24 hour strike by Tube staff belonging to the RMT and TSSA unions in protest over plans to axe 800 station managerial jobs and ticket office staff is due to commence this evening disrupting rush hour commuters across the capital. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Confused passengers were evacuated from Oxford Circus tube station on Friday after a fire alert.

Fire services were quickly on the scene to investigate.

A London Fire Brigade spokesman told City A.M. the service had been called just after 2:15pm and two fire engines from Soho had been dispatched.

They later tweeted:

Passengers were advised to seek alternative routes as the station, which connects the Victoria and Central Lines, was exit only.

Some customers were quick to lambast officials for not giving them any more details about what was happening...