Subway Track Fire Sends 9 to Hospital and Snarls Morning Commute

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Subway service has resumed on four lines with extensive delays following a track fire Monday morning at the 145th Street train station in Harlem.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it happened just before 8 a.m.at the 145th street station.

There will be no D trains between Columbus Circle and Yankee Stadium. The fire was ongoing as of 9:00 a.m. with firefighters on the scene, and has been brought under control by 9:30 a.m. The MTA decided certain northbound D trains would not run past 36th Street in Brooklyn, West Fourth Street or 34th Street in Manhattan. Nine people sustained non-critical injuries and were transported to local hospitals, according to the FDNY. It suspended service on the B and C lines, and partially suspended A and D train service.

And B and C train service will end early each night.

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Twitter user Tamara Hansson tweeted, "Now me and several hundred other people are walking to the 145th 1 train".

As a result of today's fire, there is now no A train service between 125th Street and Inwood-207th in both directions.

The 1, 2, and 4 lines will provide alternate service, along with the Bx12, Bx19, and free shuttle buses.

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