Train Fire Prompts Evacuation in Montco - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Train Fire Prompts Evacuation in Montco

Train Fire Prompts Evacuation in Montco

Passengers were evacuated from a Regional Rail train Monday morning after the Paoli Thorndale Line train caught fire. (Published Monday, Nov. 23, 2015)

All passengers escaped unscathed after a SEPTA Regional Rail train somehow caught fire Monday morning on the Paoli Thorndale Line.

The train began smoking and was stopped and evacuated about 8:30 a.m. in the area of Montgomery Avenue and Pennswood Road, in Bryn Mawr.

Crews discovered a fire underneath the train and quickly extinguished it, authorities said. No passengers were injured in the incident.

SEPTA said delays up to 20 minutes continued on the Paoli Thorndale line later Monday morning.

  

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