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Fire Crews Respond to Amtrak Train in Philadelphia; Traffic Halted

All traffic going through Philadelphia was stopped for the time being, Amtrak said

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Fire crews were responding to an Amtrak train in Philadelphia caused a halt in all traffic passing through the city Sunday morning.

Train 89 was stopped due to fire department personnel being near the tracks, Amtrak Northeast said on Twitter. All traffic going through Philadelphia was stopped for hours, though Amtrak said shortly after 11 a.m. that train 89 was "back on the move."

Crews were responding due to a power outage and a possible fire on a train, Delaware County Emergency Services told NBC10.

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