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Stamford Bridge has been evacuated hours before Chelsea take on Watford on the Monday night.

A party atmosphere was expected at the stadium on Monday (May 15) night after the Blues wrapped up the Premiership title last week.

One sports reporter at the ground, in Fulham, said: “Stood outside Stamford Bridge as we’ve been evacuated from the stadium due to a fire alarm in the hospitality area.”

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Home of the Champions

Chelsea have been working hard to ensure this is a title party to remember with banners both inside and the outside the stadium saying ‘Home of the Champions’.

Questions

Yes it has, but it appears to be a false alarm with staff now allowed in the stadium

'Hope nothing serious'

Premiership champions

Chelsea’s match against Watford is the first they will play in front of home fans since wrapping up the Premier League title with a 1-0 win away to West Bromwich Albion on Friday (May 12)

Match to go ahead

Tonight’s game against Watford will go ahead, with staff now allowed back inside to prepare for the big game, it has been reported.

False alarm

Mirror Online goes on to say that following an investigation, the incident was confirmed as a false alarm.

One fan asks

Evacuation 'a precaution'

Mirror Online reports one of the alarms was sounded in one of the kitchens in the east stand and the club made the decision to evacuate people as a precaution.

Another tweet reads

Stamford Bridge evacuated