STAMFORD BRIDGE was forced to evacuate following a fire alarm just hours before their Premier League clash with Watford.
Staff inside Chelsea’s stadium crowded outside the ground as they determined the source of the alarm.
It is believed the alarm was triggered in the hospitality area of the ground.
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According to the BBC, a “small fire” sounded the alarm although it was not a serious issue.
Staff waiting patiently outside were allowed back into the ground after around 10 minutes.
The drama was over when Chelsea’s team bus rocked up to the ground at around 18:30 as players headed straight into the stadium.
The clash is cause for celebration as fans welcome the title-winning side for the first time since being crowned champions at West Brom on Friday.
But the Premier League trophy will not be presented until the final match of the season when Chelsea host Sunderland.
Chelsea have wasted no time in giving the stadium a makeover after winning their second league title in three years.
Written in huge letters is “Home of the Champions” with a selection of flags and shirts going on sale outside the ground.
And fans are set to see fan favourite John Terry make a rare start as the veteran bids to say farewell to the club.
The central defender and club captain will leave the club at the end of the season ending his 22-year spell with the club.