There was a major fire at Elephant & Castle railway station in central London, the fire, according to witnesses, was preceded by an explosion. It was reported on Monday, June 28, by London firefighters in Twitter.
Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters are attending a fire at railway arches near to #ElephantCastle railway station. Please avoid the area and close all doors and windows https://t.co/L7YXgTDzE0
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) June 28, 2021
It is noted that at the moment about 70 firemen are trying to cope with the fire. There is no information about the victims.
The cause of the fire is being investigated. A 25-year-old resident of a neighboring house told the BBC that she heard an explosion followed by a fire.
JUST IN – 10 videos showing massive fire at Elephant and Castle station in Londonhttps://t.co/K6eDhGxsOZ
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) June 28, 2021
Footage of the fire was posted on the Twitter account of Insider Paper. In the video you can see a huge column of black smoke rising into the sky.