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Yellow Line service resumes with delays after ‘minor fire’ in Skokie

Trains were running again with residual delays by 7:17 a.m., according to the CTA.

CTA Yellow Line trains were halted because of a fire Jan. 31, 2020, near the Dempster station in Skokie.
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CTA Yellow Line service resumed with delays Friday after a fire near the Dempster station in north suburban Skokie.

Trains were stopped as of 6:52 a.m. because of reports of “a minor fire at track level” near the station, 5001 Dempster St., according to service alerts from the CTA.

Service on the line was fully suspended by 7:11 a.m., but trains were moving again with residual delays by 7:17 a.m., the CTA said.