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The fire-ravaged entrance hall at King's Cross Underground station

November 18, 1987: Fire at King's Cross Underground station leaves 31 dead

The worst fire in the history of the London Underground killed 31 people and injured more than 100 when a stray match started a blaze beneath a wooden escalator.

 
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