Monday, January 10, 2011

Smoke in Red Line Subway

The Chicago Transit Authority reported smoke in the Red Line subway this morning, sending firefighters to the scene, reports Crain's. According to the Chicago Tribune, smoke was reported between the Lake St. and Grand and State St. stations. A 9:35 a.m.posting by the CTA said trains were being rerouted to the elevated tracks between Fullerton and Cermack-Chinatown stations.

According the a posting to the CTA Web site, service on the "Red Line has resumed, but residual delays may occur. Service was disrupted due to Fire Department activity near Lake." The posting goes on to say allow for "extra travel time."

No injuries have been reported.

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