NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A two-alarm fire broke out near Amtrak-owned train tracks in Newark, New Jersey Saturday morning, caused headaches along several NJ TRANSIT lines.
The Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line were suspended in both directions between Newark Airport and Penn Station New York, according to the transit agency.
Additionally, the Raritan Valley Line was suspended between Cranford and Newark Penn Station due to the response to the blaze.
NJ TRANSIT riders took to Twitter to post video of the flames, which broke out in a building close to the tracks approaching Newark Penn Station around 11 a.m.
NJ TRANSIT bus and private carriers were cross honoring NJ TRANSIT rail tickets, as was PATH service at 33rd Street, Hoboken, and Newark Stations.
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