Oxford Circus Station Evacuated After Fire On The Tube

Joe Bunting

The station was closed while emergency services responded to the report, the city's transport authority said.

The Twitter user's photo showed one man using a magazine to shield his face from the smoke.

The station is now shut and the Fire Brigade and British Transport Police are on the scene.

Firefighters were called to the scene at 8.50am local time and three fire engines were sent from Paddington and Lambeth stations. "Station remains closed. Cause of fire not now being treated as suspicious", British Transport Police said in a tweet.

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A video taken by a passenger appears to show the Tube train in a tunnel and an alarm can be heard beeping.

Another said: "Don't go near Oxford Circus".

Oxford Circus station has been evacuated and closed after a fire alert, with smoke seen on a Tube train. "Hope everyone is ok!"

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