Crews respond to fire, smoke on Blue Line

March 22, 2011 7:25:14 AM PDT
Emergency crews responded Tuesday morning to a fire in the CTA Blue Line subway at Milwaukee and Grant.

ABC7's Roz Varon reported the staging area was at 700 North Milwaukee at approximately 8:25 a.m. Although trains were not passing through earlier Tuesday, they were moving again as of 9 a.m.

Five ambulances were sent as a precautionary measure.

An EMS Plan I and a still-and-box alarm response were called after smoke was reported in the subway.

(The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.)