London Charing Cross station reopens after fire

London Charing Cross station reopens after fire
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London’s Charing Cross Station has now reopened after it was closed temporarily following a fire which broke out on one of the trains.

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— vincenzo minore (@vincenzo_minore) November 23, 2014

One of the carriages on the underground platform six burst into flames. The station was subsequently evacuated and there are no injuries according to the London Fire Brigade.

An electrical fault is believed to be to blame for the blaze.

Fire at #CharingCross believed to have been result of electrical fault. No suspicious circumstances. Latest travel info nationalrailenq</a></p>&mdash; BTP (BTP_UK) November 23, 2014

One passenger managed to capture the dramatic scenes on his phone.

#london #charringcross #fire run run run vincenzo_minore</a></p> <p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">A video posted by Vincenzo Minore (vincenzo_minore) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:03am PST

Network rail said that disruptions to the normal service would continue up to 3:30pm local time.

UPDATE: Disruption between London #CharingCross / London Blackfriars and London Bridge until at least 13:30

— National Rail (@nationalrailenq) November 23, 2014

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