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Big fire breaks out near London’s Elephant & Castle rail station


Image source: TWITTER @ LONDONFIRE

Elephant and Castle – a busy transport interchange.

London A great fire broke out near London’s central station Elephant and Castle, throwing huge plumes of black smoke over the capital.

Citing videos posted on Twitter, the London Fire Service reported on Monday that 15 fire engines and 100 firefighters fought the flames on railway arches near the train station, which is south of the River Thames and close to some of London’s main attractions, including the London Eye.

The fire department said that three commercial objects under the railway vaults were completely on fire, as well as four cars and a telephone booth near the station.

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He also urged people to avoid this place and close all doors and windows.

Elephant and Castle – a busy transport interchange. It is also a major railway junction, home to a busy underground station on the Northern Line, as well as overground trains connecting south and north London.

Local police said the incident was not terrorism-related.

No further details were provided.

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