Smoke Reported in Metro Tunnel (PHOTOS)



Montgomery County firefighters responded to the report of smoke in a Metro tunnel between the Bethesda Metro and Medical Center Metro stations on Tuesday morning, according to a Montgomery County fire official.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that a smoking insulator was found on one track. He said there was no fire.

Metro officials reported that trains were single tracking for a short time as a precaution between the Friendship Heights and Medical Center stations.


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