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Red Line fire disrupts morning commute

Debris in tunnel blamed for blaze

A smoky fire in a tunnel between the Downtown Crossing and Park Street stations disrupted service for more than an hour on the MBTA’s Red Line during the Wednesday morning commute.

The inconvenience for public transit riders came the same day that the MBTA board voted to raise most subway fares 30 cents, bus fares 25 cents, and commuter rail rides by $1.25 or more.

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