261 Passengers Evacuate After Fire Breaks Out Underneath Train

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A fire underneath an Amtrak train forced 261 passengers to evacuate in Baltimore, Maryland, Fox News reported Thursday.

Palmetto No. 90 was at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport station when the fire was detected, which led Amtrak service to be stopped, Fox News reported.

There have been no reports of a cause or injuries to passengers or crew members, according to Fox News.

Palmetto No. 90 runs between New York City and Georgia, according to Fox News. (RELATED: REPORT: Biden Cancels Planned Amtrak Trip To Inauguration Over Heightened Security Concerns)

Amtrak didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment from the Daily Caller News Foundation.

At the end of 2020, Amtrak was $1.6 billion in debt. However, Democratic President Joe Biden’s signed a stimulus package in March that gave the national railroad company $1.7 billion in federal funding.

Hunter Biden also served on the Amtrak board of directors from July 2006 to February 2009, according to the Associated Press.

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