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Smoke Reported on Metro at Woodley Park Station in DC

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Metro says a disabled train has been taken out of service at the Woodley Park station where there were reports of smoke in the station.

Metro spokeswoman Caroline Laurin says a train had a mechanical problem Saturday, and it was offloaded at Woodley Park on the red line. Laurin says the D.C. fire department was called as a standard procedure.

D.C. fire department spokesman Tim Wilson says the smoke came from faulty brakes on a train, and the smoke dissipated in about 30 minutes. Wilson says there were no injuries reported.

Trains are continuing to run on the red line, though there are delays. Metro says the Woodley Park station remains open.

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