FDNY Activity Temporarily Shuts Large Sections of Subway in Manhattan

There were widespread delays getting around the city as a result

An apparent track fire at 145th Street caused extensive subway delays Friday afternoon, the FDNY and MTA said.

A, B, C and D trains were not running in large parts of Manhattan for part of the afternoon, the MTA said. Service resumed with extensive delays just after 3 p.m., the transit agency added.

On social media, people reported seeing smoke in the 145th Street station, though the source and severity were not immediately clear. 

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The MTA said the FDNY extinguished the fire at 2:50 p.m. and service has resumed.

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