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London's Euston Station Evacuated After Taxi Catches Fire

The Fire Brigade have released a tweet suggesting the evacuation might be caused by a taxi on fire at the underground taxi rank.

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Commuters and workers have been evacuated at Euston Station during rush hour after fire alarms sounded in the station.

London commuters: #Euston station is being evacuated

Ian Fussey@ianfuss

London commuters: #Euston station is being evacuated

05:24 PM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Network Rail told BuzzFeed that the fire alarms went off at 5.20 p.m. and that it hoped to have it open again shortly.

Smoke bellowing from Euston Station. #evacuate #notgettinghome

P e r r y@Pezzlar

Smoke bellowing from Euston Station. #evacuate #notgettinghome

05:24 PM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Police and the Fire Brigade are currently at the scene after a taxi caught on fire in the underground taxi rank.

We're also dealing with a taxi on fire on the rank outside Euston Station. One fire engine at the scene.

London Fire Brigade@LondonFire

We're also dealing with a taxi on fire on the rank outside Euston Station. One fire engine at the scene.

05:31 PM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Four dog units at Euston evacuation - blue lights. No buses allowed on bus rank

Jon Stone@joncstone

Four dog units at Euston evacuation - blue lights. No buses allowed on bus rank

05:48 PM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Representatives from Virgin Trains have told a BuzzFeed reporter the train is likely to re-open by 6:30 p.m.

Virgin trains reps saying 20-30mins before people allowed in station, fire put out, waiting for smoke to clear from station. Delays expected

Jon Stone@joncstone

Virgin trains reps saying 20-30mins before people allowed in station, fire put out, waiting for smoke to clear from station. Delays expected

05:55 PM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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