Subway service resumes on Line 1 after report of fire at Union Station
TTC says service was halted briefly as crews investigated the report
Normal subway service has resumed on Line 1 following a report of a fire at Union Station.
The TTC briefly halted all service between Union and Osgoode stations as crews investigated the report.
ALL CLEAR: The delay at Union Station has now cleared and regular service has resumed on Line 1. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TTC?src=hash">#TTC</a>—@TTCnotices
Toronto police said in a tweet earlier that trains were evacuated but no one was injured.
Later, police said it was a "mechanical issue."
FIRE:<br>Union Subway Station<br>-s/b train line<br>-Smoke on train<br>-Train being evacuated<br>-No injuries reported<br>#1889316<br>^dh—@TPSOperations
FIRE: <br>Union Subway Station<br>-Mechanical issue<br>-Trains are moving once again<br>-Passengers allowed back in<br>^dh—@TPSOperations
TTC spokesperson Brad Ross told CBC Radio's Metro Morning that when a fire is reported, the scene must be cleared and service halted in order for crews to investigate.
"It's an incredibly dangerous situation that we take no chances with," Ross said on Monday.