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Track fire fills subway car with smoke

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A fire on train tracks along the No. 7 subway line forced the disruption of service into the early morning hours of Tuesday.

The fire broke out filling the train with smoke at about 11 p.m. on the Queens-bound tracks near Grand Central Terminal, said fire officials. 

There were no injuries reported.

Service was fully restored at about 1 a.m.

Twitter photos showed a man covering his face aboard the train to shield himself from the smoke. In another photo, a large crowd packs the subway platform and a staircase to exit the station.
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