Big fire at train station in central London

In London, a major fire broke out at a train station in the city centre this afternoon. The fire broke out at Elephant and Castle station, just south of the Thames. Just before 5 p.m., the fire department reported that the fire is under control.

About a hundred firefighters and ten fire extinguishing vehicles were engaged in the extinguishing work. There are no reports about victims. Big puffs were seen above central London. The fire department says it takes some time to nabluse.

The fire may have occurred in a parking garage under the tracks. Images showed a big fireball:

The British capitals fire brigade reported that at least three premises are under the tracks on fire, like six cars and a telephone booth.

Elephant and Castle, called The Elephant by Londoners, is a major traffic hub. There are several road routes and a number of metro lines. Many roads in the area were dropped off, creating a traffic chess. The deposits stay for a while, warns the fire brigade.

The hub is not far from a number of major attractions in the city, such as the great London Eye Ferris Wheel.