UPDATE: Blue line service to be restored at Arlington Metro
UPDATE: Blue Line trains are no longer single tracking between Rosslyn and Pentagon stations. Riders, however should still expect residual delays.
The Arlington County Fire Department has also updated an earlier status about injuries in the incident. They are now reporting that there were no injuries during the fire. The one reported injury was unrelated to the incident.
UPDATE: According to WMATA and Arlington County Fire Department, service is to be restored with single tracking between Rosslyn and Pentagon stations. Delays up to 30 minutes will continue.
Arlington County Fire Department is also reporting one injury in the brake fire that started earlier Saturday evening. Units are picking up and leaving the station.
UPDATE: According to WMATA, the brake fire at Arlington Cemetery Metro Station has suspended train service between Rossyln and Pentagon City. Bus shuttles have been requested.
ARLINGTON, VA – The Arlington County Fire Department responded to reports of a train with its brakes on fire at the Arlington Cemetery Metro Station.
According to officials, units on the scene have confirmed the brake fire. Firefighters are there and in the process of putting the fire out. Service will be shut down at the station. At this time, there are no injuries or requests for EMS from passengers.
This is a developing story. Please stay with us for more details as we continue to follow it.