19 December 2013 - 22.00
"We were called just after 8.10pm to the
Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue.
"We have sent a large number of staff to the
scene, including 25 ambulance crews, 12 officers,
members of our hazardous area response team and a medical team from
London’s Air Ambulance also attended in a car.
"We have been working closely with the other
emergency services to treat the injured.
"We have now treated 88 patients, of whom 81
had suffered minor injuries and were walking wounded.
"Seven patients with more serious injuries
have also been treated and taken to hospital."