Portion of St. Charles Streetcar line closed due to fire at historic home

(Kenny Kuhn FOX 8)
Updated: Feb. 20, 2019 at 10:18 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -Portions of the St. Charles Streetcar line has closed after a historic home in the Garden District caught fire Wednesday morning.

According to RTA, the streetcar line from Louisiana to Jackson is temporarily suspended as firefighter continue to battle the fire.

Shuttle bus service will be provided, according to RTA.

Bus shuttle will detour from St. Charles & Louisiana to LaSalle before turning onto Simon Bolivar and returning to the route at St. Charles & Jackson.

Uptown-bound St. Charles Ave. is also closed to traffic from First to Fourth Street. NOPD is directing traffic.

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