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Brush Fire Causes Delays on MBTA Commuter Rail’s Needham Line

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A brush fire is causing major delays on the Needham Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail.

Crews from Needham and Westwood responded to a large brush fire near Interstate 95. The commuter rail said on Twitter that the Needham Line was experiencing significant delays as fire officials worked in the area.

The commuter rail said around 7 p.m. it was still expecting some delays due to earlier fire department activity.

Transit officials said delays between 30 and 60 minutes were expected for various trains on the line, transit officials said.

No further information was immediately available.

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