VIEWERS were baffled as Sky Sports News went off air for 25 minutes this morning.
Fans were left with a blank screen between 7:25am and 7:50am.
The Sky Sports News channel went to an ad break, but took a long time to return.
It was later revealed that there had been a fire scare in their studio.
Presenters Gail Davis and Chris Latchem returned just before 8am.
They subsequently confirmed that no one was hurt in the incident.
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Davis and Latchem were again forced to leave their studio desk moments later.
But that would be the final hitch, with normal services soon resumed.
Taking to social media, one confused fan wrote: "Anyone know what’s happened to Sky Sports News?
"Went to an ad break about 10 minutes ago and it hasn’t come back…"
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While a second pondered: "What is wrong with Sky Sports News?"
Sky's scare happened on a busy weekend of sport.
England's men's football team slumped to an underwhelming 1-1 draw with Ukraine yesterday.
While their rugby side beat Argentina 27-10 in their Rugby World Cup opener.
Coco Gauff roared back from a set down to beat Aryna Sabalenka and win her first grand slam title at the US Open.
And Sean Strickland shocked the world by beating Israel Adesanya to become the new UFC middleweight champion.
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