Huge Fire Breaks Out In London Bridge, Firefighters Tackle Massive Blaze

Stanbic-IBTC-Pension-Managers

A large fire has broken out at London Bridge station and 70 firefighters are currently tackling the massive blaze.

The station is closed and will remain so until further notice, with severe disruption to all journeys.

Train operator Southeastern said fire has ‘severely disrupted’ all routes through London Bridge.

It wrote on Twitter: ‘Due to a fire next to the track between Waterloo East and London Bridge, services across all routes through London Bridge are severely disrupted.

READ ALSO: Europe Faces Worst Drought In 500 Years ( Photos)
‘Trains are being diverted to other London terminals or terminated at alternative locations.’

Network Rail said the fire affecting London Bridge services was in an arch under the railway.

It wrote on Twitter: ‘A fire broke out in an arch under (the) railway.

‘London Fire Brigade are on site with multiple pumps and we have closed the railway until we can confirm it’s safe.’

It added: ‘We’re working with London Fire Brigade and we will need to inspect the railway once the fire is out before we can reopen. Thank you for bearing with us.’

Daily Mail

naija news hausa

Stanbic-IBTC-Pension-Managers

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here