A big blaze in East Harlem affected commuter trains service in the New York City


Buildings on both sides of the street were evacuated. No civilians were hurt. The elevated trestle was damaged in the blaze. Power was cut to the tracks .The trains halted. “Metro-North personnel are working through the night to inspect the structure to determine the extent of the structural damage and make temporary repairs,” the railroad company said in a statement. Service into and out of Grand Central Terminal was halted indefinitely on all three Metro-North lines – Harlem, Hudson and New Haven – due to the fire, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The garden center that caught fire had a lot of trees, plants and wood inside. There was propane in the garden center, and some bolts popped out of the steel.


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