Video captures London taxi in flames

Video captures London taxi in flames

Dramatic video footage of a London taxi on fire on Blackfriars Bridge has been released.

The black cab burst into flames on the crossing over the River Thames in the centre of the capital on Monday morning.

The bridge was closed in both directions while the emergency services dealt with the blaze.

Footage of the fire shot by onlookers shows smoke pouring out of the taxi as it is engulfed in flames.

A spokesman for London Fire Brigade said: "The taxi fire on Blackfriars Bridge is under control. No reports of any injuries. The cause is under investigation."


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