The NYC subway system had a bad morning commute problem today, Monday, July 17, as the A train experienced a fire in upper Manhattan that delayed and trapped people on the train for over an hour. As a result, nine people were treated with minor injuries. The incident also caused major delays for hundreds of other MTA riders.

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The fire started at 7:25 a.m. and FDNY reported smoke billowing from 145th Street and St. Nicholas Ave, in Harlem, to 135th street. Firefighters then extinguished the fire by 9:15 a.m.

Several subway passengers were treated for smoke inhalation and were brought to St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and Harlem Hospital.

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Source: NY Post

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