Fire halts Channel Tunnel services

Train fire just outside the Channel Tunnel
Train fire just outside the Channel Tunnel Credit: Fernando Faria (@ffaria111)

All Eurotunnel and Eurostar services have been suspended this afternoon after a fire on a Shuttle train just outside the Channel Tunnel. Kent Fire and Rescue service says it happened on the French side and no damage or injuries were reported. It happened at around two o'clock.

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Fire in the Channel Tunnel

Services on Eurotunnel and Eurostar suspended