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.

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

2. 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.

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

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

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Siraj Datoo is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
Jim Waterson is politics editor at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
 
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