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Brush fire in West Baltimore causes Amtrak, MARC train delays

Brush fire in West Baltimore causes Amtrak, MARC train delays

Delays are expected on Amtrak and MARC train’s Penn line tonight due to a brush fire that occurred Tuesday near the West Baltimore MARC Station, according to MTA and fire authorities.

According to the Baltimore City Fire Department, crews responded to a small fire in some bushes near the intersection of North Payson Street and West Lafayette Avenue around 1:18 pm. Crews needed to cross the train tracks with a fire hose, requiring a temporary halt to train service.

No injuries were reported.

ctkacik@baltsun.com

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