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Union Station Fire

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    A fire forced Union Station to be evacuated for a short time Sunday night.

    DC Fire and EMS responded around 6:30pm.  

    They found flames in an electrical room by an escalator near the intersection of 1st Street and Massachusetts Avenue, Northeast.  The incident created a good amount of smoke and forced Union Station to be evacuated.

    Some Amtrak trains were affected and delayed because of the fire but a spokesperson said normal operations resumed around 7:30pm.

    No injuries were reported.