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Panicked commuters sprint from Oxford Circus station when smoke engulfs Tube

Panicked commuters sprint from Oxford Circus station when smoke engulfs Tube”

Shocking pictures posted to social media showed smoke pouring from carriage doors as commuters headed to work during the morning rush hour.

Trains are not stopping at the station, TFL added.

The Bakerloo Line train appeared to be filled with smoke.

It is not clear at this stage if the fire broke out on a Tube train or in the station itself.

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

Oxford Circus station has been evacuated as emergency services investigate the incident.

Witnesses described seeing people frozen in fear while many others started rushing to escalators to get to ground level. He told Sun Online: "People were flooding out of the station".

Oxford Circus tube station has been evacuated and closed following reports of a fire on a Bakerloo Line train.

British Transport Police said the incident was not now being treated as suspicious.

This is a breaking news story and is being updated with more information as we receive it.



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