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Passengers evacuated after Tri-Rail train engine catches fire

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Passengers were evacuated from a Tri-Rail train around 2:30 p.m. after one of the train’s engines caught fire.

Sky 10 over the scene at Hillsboro Boulevard and Interstate 95 captured video of a visibly charred area.

Hazmat crews have been called to the scene.

No one was injured.

Tri-Rail service may be interrupted for riders because of the incident.

>Check the Tri-Rail Tracker to see service info.

About the Author:

Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.