Amtrak train delayed due to smoldering debris

Amtrak train delayed due to smoldering debris
Source: FOX 8

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Multiple fire crews rushed to the Union Passenger train terminal Tuesday morning after smoldering debris fell from a structure in the station.

According to Amtrak, Crescent train 20, a train that operates daily between New York, Atlanta, and New Orleans, was delayed for 24 minutes in New Orleans.

Amtrak said debris that was smoldering fell from a temporary structure related to station construction.

The New Orleans Fire Department removed the debris.

According to Amtrak, there were no injuries to crew or passengers.

The scene has been cleared.

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