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.

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