Metro Trains Bypass Anacostia Station After Report of Smoke

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Metro trains on the Green Line bypassed the Anacostia station before rush hour Thursday night after smoke was reported.

Smoke was reported inside a mechanical room, according to Metro Transit Police. D.C. firefighters said about 4:25 p.m. that the fire was extinguished and smoke is clearing. 

Metro reopened the station about the same time. No information on the cause of the fire was released immediately. 

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