What to Know
- An underground platform fire halted SEPTA Regional Rail service during the Friday morning commute.
- It took firefighters about 30 minutes to get the Suburban Station blaze under control
- Service resumed around 7 a.m. with residual delays.
SEPTA suspended all Center City Regional Rail service for almost an hour during the Friday morning rush due to a trash fire under a train platform.
The underground blaze at Suburban Station occurred just after 6 a.m., SEPTA said.
SEPTA stopped all service between Jefferson and 30th Street stations around 6:30.
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“Expect delays until further notice,” the agency said.
The fire was under control by 6:40 a.m., the Philadelphia Fire Department said.
There were no reports of injuries.
SEPTA resumed all service with some residual delays just before 7 a.m.
During the stoppage, SEPTA urged passengers to board the Market-Frankford Line at 30th Street or 11th and Market to access Center City at the 15th Street Stop.
This story is developing and will be updated.