London, May 10 (IANS): BBC's TV
show BBC Breakfast temporarily went off air and the staff
were forced to evacuate the building during a fire scare.
An alarm was set off at the broadcaster's buildings in Salford
Friday and those, both in front and behind the cameras on BBC
Breakfast had to leave the studio and assemble outside the
building, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
The show was briefly off-air and later a pre-recorded footage of
a reporter swimming with crocodiles for BBC World was broadcast
Bosses on the Beeb programme told viewers via Twitter: "You're
currently being looked after by BBC World, we're back in the
building and will be with you again shortly. bbcbreakfast."
Radio channel BBC 5 Live also shut down for a short time, which
was featuring an interview with comedian Ricky