Crews respond to Red Line fire

December 7, 2010 5:46:15 AM PST
Fire crews responded to a reported subway fire Tuesday on the Near North Side.

Firefighters received reports about 7 a.m. of a fire in a subway tunnel near 1276 N. Clybourn Ave., according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Richard Rosado.

The fire was extinguished quickly. There was a report of debris on the tracks, which may be the cause.

Train service was not disrupted.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.


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