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BART shuts down service on Richmond line after fire near tracks

RICHMOND — A small fire near its Richmond station caused BART to shut down service in all directions to and from the station for a brief time Friday, the agency said.
Service stopped between the Richmond and El Cerrito del Norte stations around 1:40 p.m. after the fire near the tracks. Trains going in the directions of Richmond, Fremont and Millbrae on the Richmond line all were affected.
BART put out an advisory at 2:04 p.m. that the stretch of tracks had been re-opened. They announced the service shutdown at 1:41 p.m.
Fire crews put out the blaze.
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