The busy London underground station has been closed this afternoon. Fire engines and police have reportedly been seen in the area. Witnesses have described the situation as “scary”.
In a tweet, TfL wrote: “The Bakerloo, Central and Victoria line station is currently closed.
“This is while we investigate a fire alert.”
London Fire Brigade crews are currently at the scene after being called at around 3pm today.
One witness, @amnajanine, wrote on Twitter: “Fire engines, police and emergency sirens from Oxford Circus station, gates closed n all. Scary.”
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