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Smoke Reported at Federal Center SW Delays Metro Service

by Andrea Swalec — March 27, 2015 at 10:10 am 0

Silver/Orange/Blue Line Metro station(Updated at 10:20 a.m.) Service on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines is delayed after smoke in the Federal Center SW Metro station was reported.

Firefighters were dispatched to the station about 9:50 a.m., D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Oscar Mendez said. First-responders found an “arcing insulator on the track,” he said. No injuries were reported.

Blue, Orange and Silver line trains were running on a single track between the Smithsonian and Federal Center SW stations after the incident, delaying service. Residual delays remain, Metro said in an update.

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