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USA: Huge fire disrupts metro service in New York

United States, New York City, New York
May 18, 2016 at 03:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

A fire broke out on the metro's railway tracks in Harlem, New York, on Tuesday, causing a suspension in service.

The blaze started at the beginning of the morning rush hour, at the crossing of 118th Street and Park Avenue, underneath the Metro-North train station. It reportedly began as a trailer caught alight, igniting propane inside. Thick columns of smoke could be seen rising from under the station.

Three metro lines, as well as service in and out of Grand Central station, were affected and thousands of passengers were stranded, waiting for the resumption of service.

No casualties were reported. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Credit: Spanish Fly Media

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A fire broke out on the metro's railway tracks in Harlem, New York, on Tuesday, causing a suspension in service.

The blaze started at the beginning of the morning rush hour, at the crossing of 118th Street and Park Avenue, underneath the Metro-North train station. It reportedly began as a trailer caught alight, igniting propane inside. Thick columns of smoke could be seen rising from under the station.

Three metro lines, as well as service in and out of Grand Central station, were affected and thousands of passengers were stranded, waiting for the resumption of service.

No casualties were reported. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Credit: Spanish Fly Media

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