SECAUCUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Firefighters in New Jersey were battling a brush fire on Monday night, which delayed NJ TRANSIT trains as a throng of people tried to commute home.
The blaze started at around 6 p.m. in a brushy area near Secaucus. The fire was burning near the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1 and 9, and the Lincoln Tunnel.
The fire forced NJ TRANSIT to suspend Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, and MidTown Directtrains in and out of New York for about an hour.
There was no word on Monday night as to what started the fire.
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