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MRT seat catches fire, off-loads passengers

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MRT seat catches fire, off-loads passengers

/ 08:37 AM September 18, 2017
MRT Fire

PHOTO from DOTr Usec. Cesar Chavez

A train of the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) stopped and unloaded its passengers after one of its seats caught fire early Monday.

A Radyo Inquirer report indicated that the train’s driver signaled to stop upon approaching Santolan station at around 6:00 a.m. due to the burning seat.

Based on the initial investigation of MRT-3 authorities, section C of train number 5 caught a small fire but its cause was still unknown as of posting.

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The train was brought to the depot for further inspection.

MRT-3 has resumed its operations.   /kga

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