Metro service back to normal after fire at Lionel-Groulx

Montreal firefighters were on the scene at Lionel-Groulx metro station on Saturday to put out a fire.
Montreal firefighters were on the scene at Lionel-Groulx metro station early Saturday afternoon to put out a fire. (CBC)

Montreal's fire department has extinguished a fire that broke out at the Lionel-Groulx metro station on Saturday.

Authorities said the fire was started when some paper fell on the tracks.

The STM has confirmed that service is back to normal.

Earlier in the day, service on several lines was interrupted and Lionel-Groulx was evacuated.

The station is a major transfer point for passengers switching between the orange and green lines.