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Fire under T tracks will not impact morning commute, Port Authority says

Brian C. Rittmeyer
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WPXI-TV
Police and firefighters responded to a fire under light rail tracks on Arlington Avenue early on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.

Light rail service is operating normally Wednesday morning following a fire under a bridge in Pittsburgh, according to the Port Authority of Allegheny County.

Tents used by homeless people and debris caught fire below the T tracks along Arlington Avenue around 2 a.m., the Trib’s news partner, WPXI-TV, reported.

The morning commute will not be affected because the line is used for maintenance and not for rail traffic, the station reported, citing the Port Authority.

The bridge was being inspected for damage.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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