Someone set off fireworks in the 56th Street Station Tuesday.Twitter/Thomas J. Nestel III

SEPTA authorities are looking for the person who set off fireworks in a Market-Frankford Line station Tuesday.


The firecrackers exploded in a cashier’s booth at the 56th Street Station, and the suspect fled after lighting the explosives, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.


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SEPTA Transit Police Chief Thomas J. Nestel III tweeted a photo of the incident Tuesday, and SEPTA spokeswoman Kristin Geiger confirmed the event to PhillyVoice.


"Someone did throw fireworks behind a cashier's booth," Geiger said. "We're still looking into the matter. It remains under investigation."

The cashier was unharmed, and the suspect remains at large.