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Tottenham Court Road station was closed due to a fire alert on Tuesday morning, but thankfully it turned out that an alarm had been set off by "dust in a tunnel".

No trains were stopping at the London Underground station for a time and tickets were being accepted on local buses.

See below for our updates during the incident.

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Tottenham Court Road was closed on Tuesday (November 28)

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Alarm set off by "dust in a tunnel"

London Fire Brigade (LFB) confirmed that a fire alarm at Tottenham Court Road station was set off by “dust in a tunnel.”

An LFB spokesman said: “We were called to a fire alarm at Tottenham Court Road station at 10.35am.

“LFB officers investigated the incident and found the alarm was set off by dust in a tunnel.

“The incident was over and officers left the scene at 10.44am.”

The station was reopened and trains were stopping as normal at around 11am.

All trains now stopping at Tottenham Court Road

TfL confirms Tottenham Court Road station has reopened

TfL confirmed Tottenham Court Road station reopened at around 11 am.

London Fire Brigade tweeted that the fire alert has been dealt with

London Fire Brigade confirm "no fire found"

London Fire Brigade have dealt with a fire alert at Tottenham Court Road station and confirmed that no fire was found: “Firefighters have finished investigation at #TottenhamCourtRoad underground station and found no fire.”

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TfL confirmed trains are not stopping at Tottenham Court Road

London Fire Brigade are investigating a fire alert at Tottenham Court Road station

London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called to a fire alert at Tottenham Court Road station 10.20 am.

LFB is currently investigating the cause of the alarm.

An LFB spokesman: “We are currently in attendance and investigating what set the alarm off.”

Tottenham Court Road station has been closed while LFB investigate.