Watch CBS News

Metra Train Evacuated After Traction Motor Fire

(CBS) -- A Milwaukee District North Line Metra train was evacuated Tuesday evening due to a fire.

The train was stopped in Morton Grove near Dempster on its way to Fox Lake. A Metra spokesman says it was a traction motor fire and the problematic motor is not near the passengers.

There are no reports of any injuries. It is not known how long the delay will last.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.