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Oxford Circus Station Evacuated After Fire On The Tube

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A Tube train is on fire at Oxford Circus

Passengers posted photos of what appears to be smoke pouring out of a Bakerloo Line train on social media as thousands of commuters were evacuated, reported The Independent.

Commuters have been pictured shielding their faces from thick smoke which billowed through their carriage.

"Most reacted in a very London way haha - just kept quiet and sat there til we could leave".

London Fire Brigade posted a picture on Twitter which showed smoke billowing out of the open doors of a train.

Tom Richell was about to enter the station as alarms were sounded. An alarm was going off with an announcement asking for the "captain".

Another said: "Don't go near Oxford Circus. Just get back". She looked scared.

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A Tube carriage caught fire - causing a mass evacuation which witnesses described as "terrifying".

'Police arrived around three mins later.

Sasha Jokomo, 23, was leaving the station as panic broke out. We all didn't know why we were running though.

The Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines have been suspended. Transport for London (TFL) said there were no reports of any injuries and the London Fire Brigade was in attendance.

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

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