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Fire In Chicago Subway  
User currently offlineJalto27R From United States of America, joined May 2004, 857 posts, RR: 11
Posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2263 times:


Looks like there was a fire on one of the subway trains in Chicago at Clifton and Fulton. Over 100 people were trapped, looks like there were injuries, but doesn't look related at all to anything going on in India.


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User currently offlinePlanespotting From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3547 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2248 times:

All the Tribune says is that there was smoke reported and the CTA has suspended service as the tunnel is being evacuated between Clark and Grand on the Blue Line.


Kinda creepy though...a fire on the L would be quite the scary thing to experience; specially underground!

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User currently onlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2334 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2225 times:
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Very rough today since what happened in India and how the transit companies are on high alert. At least it wasn't real bad with any deaths.

"He was right, it is a screaming metal deathtrap!"-Cosmo (from the Fairly Oddparents)
User currently offlinePROSA From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5644 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2190 times:

Initial reports said there was a derailment, but apparently that wasn't the case. Fortunately, as evacuation from a smoky tunnel is tough enough when the cars are upright.

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