Amtrak locomotive catches fire in NE
Updated, 9:35 p.m.
The fire was put out after about an hour; train traffic has resumed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Earlier: An Amtrak locomotive caught fire Saturday evening in a Northeast Washington train yard, D.C. fire officials said.
The fire was at the Ivy City maintenance yard at 1401 W Street NE about 6:30 p.m., said Pete Piringer, a fire department spokesman.
No injuries were reported. Fire officials said hose lines that ran across tracks might have delayed some rail operations for a time.
The extent of damage was not immediately known.
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