Emergency services have responded to an incident at Parsons Green tube station in London, with people reportedly hearing an explosion on Friday morning. It is understood that several people have been injured.
Commuters have reported the explosion stemmed from a fire in a bucket, although the contents of the bucket are not known. Images and videos circulating on social media show what appears to be a burning bucket inside a shopping bag on the floor of the train.
Passengers were evacuated from the train after the back carriages reportedly filled with smoke.
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A passenger shared images of his singed hair after the incident.
“Charred head from the fireball at Parsons Green,” Peter Crowley tweeted.