Watch: Fire crews tackle Fife train fire

Passengers were evacuated from a train in Fife after it caught fire yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened near Cupar, with firefighters in attendance at around 3pm.

It is understood that all passengers were safely taken off the train.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were alerted at 3.06pm on Thursday, February 1 to reports of a small fire which had taken hold underneath a train carriage.

“Operations Control mobilised three fire appliances to Cupar Railway Station, where all passengers had safely left the train prior to firefighter’s arrival.”

Commuters travelling through Fife faced delays after a warning of disruption by ScotRail following the incident.

Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Video supplied by Carmel Massey