Brush fires expected to cause MARC train delays

Posted at 9:22 PM, Mar 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-24 06:26:46-04

Brush fires in Howard County are causing delays on MARC's Camden Line Thursday morning.

MTA announced via Twitter that the Camden Line service would be very limited. Click here for full details, including alternatives. 

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Wednesday afternoon, multiple brush fires were reported along the CSX railroad lines from the Howard and Baltimore County line to the Anne Arundel County line, according to Howard County Fire and Rescue. CSX also responded to the disruption in rail service. 

The trains were held outside the affected areas until the fire were placed under control, approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. There was property damage reported to two small storage shed. No fire department or civilian injuries were reported.

The fire origin and cause are under investigation. 

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