Page last updated at 20:50 GMT, Friday, 10 April 2009 21:50 UK

Fire closes bus and Tube stations

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A fire that broke out in building in Hammersmith, west London, has disrupted bus and Tube services.

A fire brigade spokesman said the blaze began in an electrical sub-station on the 6th floor of the Coca Cola building in Queen Caroline Street.

About 25 fire fighters tackled the fire - now under control - while flames were seen coming out of the roof.

The bus station and one of two Tube stations were closed as a precaution. The Tube station was later reopened.

Police said no residents were affected.

The District and Piccadilly line station was closed for a few hours, while the Hammersmith & City line station was unaffected.

Transport for London said buses continued to run but were being diverted around the bus station, which was also closed.



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