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Electrical Fire Prompts Delays on MBTA’s Red Line

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    Red Line Resumes After Electrical Fire

    The MBTA's Red Line service has resumed after an electrical fire overnight caused a partial closure. (Published Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018)

    The MBTA announced that service for the Red Line was restored Thursday morning after a late-night fire on the tracks prompted a partial closure.

    On Wednesday, fire officials confirmed an electrical fire caused issues on the Red Line after the blaze was reported at about 11 p.m. at Andrews Square Station. Smoke was observed from the line and crews extinguished the fire with dry chemicals.

    As a result, service between Fields Corner and Broadway stations was suspended until just before 6 a.m. Residual delays are to be expected, according to the MBTA.

    MBTA officials confirmed five cables were damaged in a manhole near Andrew Station.

    Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce: Health Officials

    [NATL] Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce: Health Officials

    Health officials in the U.S. and Canada are urging people to stay away from all romaine lettuce and products after 32 people in 11 states were sickened by an E. coli outbreak.

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018)

    "The MBTA apologizes for this temporary disruption in service," officials said.

    No injuries were reported.

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