Fire at West Village Subway Station Causes Delays

Monday, Jun 9, 2014  |  Updated 9:05 PM EDT
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Fire Breaks Out at West Village Subway Station

A small electrical fire broke out inside a West Village subway station Monday evening, sending one person to the hospital and causing train delays. 

The fire at the 14th Street and Eighth Avenue station at about 7 p.m. was quickly extinguished but caused a smoke condition at the station, according to the FDNY. 

One person was taken to Beth Israel Hospital in serious but stable condition due to smoke inhalation at the station, which serves the A, C, E and L lines. 

A trains were running local from 59th Street-Columbus Circle to Canal Street in both directions Monday night.

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