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    London's West End Theatre Evacuated After Ceiling Collapse, Several People Injured - Photos

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    Westminster Police arrived at Piccadilly Theatre on Denman Street following reports of a ceiling collapse at around 8 p.m. local time.

    A ceiling has collapsed at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, prompting a major evacuation. The incident occurred during a performance of "Death of a Salesman". 

    "A few people have suffered minor injuries. Road closures in place. Motorists advised to use alternative routes", City of Westminster Police said in a statement. 

    Witnesses reported a "slight dripping sound" and "running water" followed by "lots of screams".  

    ​Police and London Fire Brigade (LFB), as well as London Ambulance Service have promptly arrived on the site, assisting people. 

    Several photos that have been posted from the theatre showed a large hole in the ceiling about three or four metres wide, with wires swelling in the middle of it.

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