Oxford Circus Station Evacuated After Fire On The Tube

11 August 2017, 08:55

Oxford Circus tube station has been evacuated after a fire on a Bakerloo Line train.

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

The British Transport Police confirmed there was a fire and said it is not currently being treated as suspicious.

The official Bakerloo Line feed tweeted: "Smoke on a train has been reported, its being investigated. I'll update the feed as soon as I have more info."

The Bakerloo Line train appeared to be filled with smoke. Picture: Tom Singer
The Bakerloo Line train appeared to be filled with smoke. Picture: Tom Singer. Picture: LBC
Pictures shows the carriage full of smoke. Picture: Joe Bunting
Pictures shows the carriage full of smoke. Picture: Joe Bunting. Picture: Twitter

Commuters tweeted of how frightened they were:

Images from the Bakerloo Line platform show passengers covering their face as the carriage was filled with smoke.

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