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West Coast Mainline disruption

Travellers are urged to prepare for delays and cancellations Credit: Network Rail

Some services on the West Coast Mainline are disrupted because of a line side fire near Wembley. All services between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston are currently suspended - this is also causing delays for those travelling north.

Travellers are urged to check with their train operator or before making journey arrangements.

'No suspicious circumstances' surrounding Little Italy fire

30 firefighters were called to the scene of the fire Credit: Police Scotland

A fire investigation and review of CCTV has been carried out at the Little Italy restaurant in Dumfries, ruling there are 'no suspicious circumstances' surrounding the incident.

The joint investigation and was carried out at 1pm on Monday 4 September 2017 at the restaurant on Moffat Road, Dumfries.

Van caught fire on A74M

Police and fire services are at the scene and police are asking people to slow down Credit: PA

A van has caught fire in lane three of the A74M, half of a mile north of junction 20.

Police and fire services are at the scene and police are asking people to slow down when approaching the incident and to watch the road ahead when passing.

An update has confirmed lane one of three is now open with traffic able to pass the scene.


Fire shuts busy Carlisle road

Credit: Press Association

Part of a busy Carlisle road has been closed as emergency services deal with a fire.

Wigton Road from the junction of Stanhope Road to Caldewgate has been shut.

The blaze broke out at the Ukrainian Club on Silloth Street.

Police are urging drivers to avoid the area.

Location of the fire on Silloth Street Credit: ITV Border

BREAKING: Carlisle train station evacuated following fire incident

UPDATED 16.13:

Emergency response crews were called at 3.02pm to a report of heavy smoke coming from the basement of the station.

They found a fire which was out on their arrival in the basement and used a hose reel and a thermal imaging camera to check the area.

Carlisle train station was evacuated while fire services attended to the incident.

Train services are now allowed to call at Carlisle train station. Passengers should expect residual delays.

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