Oxford Circus fire: London Tube station evacuated as blaze erupts

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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