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Track fire reported on Brown Line in the Loop

Updated: February 20, 2014 9:50AM

A fire was reported on the CTA’s Brown Line tracks in the Loop Thursday morning, but the CTA said it was not affecting service.

The Chicago Fire Department is on the platform at the Merchandise Mart monitoring the situation as of 9:40 a.m., CTA spokeswoman Lambrini Lukidis said.

Lukidis said the fire is not affecting service and power has not been removed from the tracks.

The Chicago Fire Department could not immediately be reached for information.

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