(Updated at 8:20 p.m.) Firefighters were dispatched to the Pentagon City Metro station for a report of smoke in a Metro tunnel earlier this evening.
Emergency crews found an insulator fire on the inbound side of the tunnel. Trains bypassed the station while firefighters investigated the problem, according to ACFD. By 8:10 p.m., the fire had been extinguished and firefighters began leaving the scene.
Trash fire at the Pentagon City Metro is extinguished. ACFD units are clearing the scene. WMATA will be reopening station shortly.
— Arlington Fire (@ACFDPIO) February 5, 2016
According to Metro, trains are running as usual but “residual delays” may continue in both directions.
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