Track fire causes smoke, train delays at Manhattan subway station

Track fire causes smoke, train delays at Manhattan subway station


LOWER MANHATTAN, Manhattan (WABC) — Train service was temporarily suspended due to a track fire at a subway station in Manhattan Monday night.

FDNY officials say firefighters responded to the Fulton Street subway station in Lower Manhattan around 7:20 p.m. for reports of a fire on the tracks.

The MTA says a southbound 4 train reported a smoke condition at the station.

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Video captured smoke inside the station as people made their way off the subway platform.

Officials say no injuries were reported.

Several trains including the 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 have resumed service between Brooklyn and Manhattan in both directions, although delays are expected.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Author: Nigel