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Fire engines on scene at London theatre; balcony believed to have collapsed

Emergency services attend the scene at the Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, central London, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. A theater in central London partially collapsed Thursday night during a performance at the height of the Christmas season, with police saying there were "a number" of casualties. (AP Photo/PA, Dominic Lipinski) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE PRESS ASSOCIATION
December 19, 2013 - 12:44 PM

LONDON - Officials in London say a balcony is believed to have collapsed in a central London theatre during a performance.

London's fire department said Thursday that eight engines are on the scene at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue in the SoHo neighbourhood.

It added that a balcony is believed to have collapsed.

The Apollo theatre is currently showing "The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Nighttime."

News from © The Associated Press, 2013
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