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Train Fire in Waltham

By PETER LOBO, Correspondent | November 18, 2021 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 112221118

WALTHAM, MA - On the evening of November 18th, there was a report of a train fire on the eastbound tracks located one-half-mile from the Elm Street train station. Waltham Engine 1 and Ladder 2 were dispatched. Access was difficult and firefighters had to run a line for several hundred feet. Engine 4 was also dispatched. Firefighters knocked the brake fire down in about 15 minutes. The train was disabled for about one hour. There were no injuries.

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