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200 Evacuated From Boston T After Small Fire

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Service on Boston's MBTA Orange Line was briefly interrupted and around 200 passengers evacuated after a small fire broke out on the tracks just south of the Chinatown station.

MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said Monday no one was hurt and service resumed about an hour and a half later.

He said the fire started at about 3:20 p.m. and power was immediately shut off.

Passengers on a northbound train heading into the station were safely led from the train, which was taken out of service.

This program aired on March 28, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.


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