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Oxford circus station – disused ventilation shaft fire

08/05/2017 21:50
Westminster
Fire at commercial property

Six fire engines and 35 firefighters and officers were called to a fire in a disused ventilation shaft at Oxford Circus underground station last night.

Gaining access to the fire was difficult as it was located in a non-public area of the station. Around 400 people were evacuated before the Brigade arrived.

The Brigade was called at 2150 and the fire was under control by 0018. Fire crews from Soho, Euston, Paddington and Lambeth fire stations were at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.