An explosion has occurred in the Elephant and Castle area of the metro in South London. Information about this is published by the London Fire Brigade on its Twitter account.
Representatives of the fire brigade explained that shops are burning under the railway arches and several cars nearby. It is noted that 100 firefighters and 15 cars are already working at the scene. Residents were asked not to leave their homes if possible and to close their windows and doors.
The causes of the fire and the number of injured are still unknown. At the same time, the local police have already stated that the explosion is not considered a terrorist attack.
Footage from the scene is published by Twitter users. In various videos, you can see a black column of smoke rising from the station.