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Smoke fills Penn Station during evening commute

A railroad tire fire caused a minor fire Tuesday.
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Penn Station filled with smoke during the Tuesday evening commute after a train tire caught fire, officials said.

“It was a minor railroad tire fire,” a New York Fire Department spokesman said, adding there was no danger to commuters.

The fire, which ignited around 5:30 p.m. was extinguished quickly. No injuries were reported.

No service delays were reported by the MTAas of 6 p.m.

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