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Passengers evacuated from Eurostar train at Ebbsfleet International train station

28 March 2014
by Thom Morris

Firefighters were called to Ebbsfleet International train station this morning to reports of a train on fire.

Five fire crews attended at 9:30am, along with support vehicles.

It comes after reports of smoke coming from a Eurostar train.

The scene of the Ebbsfleet fire. Picture: @Donna_Turner1

Firefighters used thermal imaging cameras and located a small electrical fire in the engine compartment.

A number of carriages were evacuated as a precaution, though no one has been hurt.

Eurostar said it was laying on another train for passengers.


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