Subway service resumes after fire on train shut down part of Line 1

King subway station was evacuated Thursday night after a call came into police and fire services reporting flames onboard a train.

Flames were seen aboard a train at King Station, Toronto Fire Services said

Reports of flames on a subway car shut down parts of Line 1 on Thursday. (Bruce Reeve/CBC)

Service has resumed on Line 1 after King subway station was evacuated Thursday night when a call came into police and fire services reporting flames onboard a train.

The call came in at 8:22 p.m., and by 8:31 p.m. power had been cut to the train, a spokesperson for Toronto Fire Services told CBC Toronto.

Police say there were no flames visible but lots of smoke could be seen. 

A strong, burning odour was also present in the station. 

No injuries were reported.

A tweet put out by the TTC said the station has been cleared with full service resuming on the line.