NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An explosion in a Manhattan subway leaves riders shocked and forced an evacuation.

It happened at the 103rd Street station on the Upper West Side Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses recorded the emergency as a massive fireball ignited on the 1-train platform.

The fire forced passengers to evacuate trains and caused some delays, the MTA reports.

The MTA added the blaze started when a shopping cart full of garbage was set on fire.

The explosion was caused by aerosol cans in the cart bursting.

Luckily, no one was hurt.


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