A trash fire shuts down the subway?

A trash fire at 145th Street crippled subway service during the height of the morning rush Monday, stranding thousands of riders from Brooklyn to Manhattan, leaving others in the dark and prompting evacuations through smoke-filled train stations, officials and witnesses said.
The B and C subway lines are completely shut down and A and D trains are are not running north of 125th Street, officials said.

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5 Responses to A trash fire shuts down the subway?

  1. Re-read the article. I don’t know if the media got it wrong initially and updated it since, or if you misread, but it is a “track” fire, not a “trash” fire.

  2. Antibubba says:

    Given the state of the NYC subway system, either word is acceptable.

  3. Robert says:

    Good thing no terrorists read this blog…

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