The Apollo Theatre’s roof or balcony has collapsed, causing many injuries and possible casualties. Some user’s are updating the story on Twitter with pictures and tweets about the current status. It’s scary to see, but here are some comments below.
Eight fire engines are attending an incident at a theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue in #Soho,” the London Fire Brigade said via Twitter.
“We are aware of a number of casualties but we have no further detail at this early stage,” police added in a statement. Casualties can mean injuries and/or deaths.
Charlotte Rolt, who was at the performance, added via Twitter: “At the Apollo theatre and total mayhem when the roof just came down on us! We look like we’ve been down the mines!”
Khalil Anjarwalla, who was also there, said: “Was at the #Apollo Theatre watching a play when the roof came crashing in! Praying for those still inside #London.”
“The roof started crumbling and collapsed. Was in upper circle, sheltered. Worried about those in the stall.”
— Khalil S Anjarwalla (@kanjarwalla) December 19, 2013
The ceiling at the Apollo theatre London has just collapsed onto the audience. Emergency services are on the scene. pic.twitter.com/K2kg6V34V3
— Jake Pickering (@J_L_Pickering) December 19, 2013
Lobby filled with head injuries. pic.twitter.com/Q5Y9CDhuAG
— Simon Usborne (@susborne) December 19, 2013