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Fire Causes Delays On Metro-North’s Harlem, New Haven Lines

Firefighters Evacuate Tremont Station
Commuters are evacuated from a train due to fire department activity near the Tremont station on Thursday, July 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Commuters are evacuated from a train due to fire department activity near the Tremont station on Thursday, July 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There were heavy delays on Metro-North’s Harlem and New Haven lines after reports of a fire on Thursday.

Firefighters were called to the Tremont station in the Bronx around noon. It’s unclear if a fire broke out on the tracks or on a train, but the station was evacuated as a precaution.

For a time, trains were running on a 30 to 60 minute delay Thursday afternoon. Service was fully restored around 3 p.m.

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