Arcing Insulator Slowed Red Line Near Friendship Heights Metro

Montgomery County firefighters responded to reports of an arcing insulator in the area of the Friendship Heights Metro station Monday night.

Officials said they located an issue with an insulator just south of the station’s platform. There was no smoke or fire associated with the incident.

Metro said riders should expect delays in both directions on the Red Line in the area. They hope to clear up the situation soon.

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