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Amtrak train from Milwaukee catches fire in Chicago

Posted: 11:30 AM, Aug 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-08-16 17:38:08Z
CHICAGO --  An Amtrak train out of Milwaukee caught fire while heading to Chicago Tuesday night. 
 
Officials tell NBC Chicago the small electrical fire broke out around 9:30 p.m. in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood. Thirty-nine passengers were affected and had to be moved to another train.
The train left Milwaukee about 8 p.m. The incident caused a short delay for passengers.
 
No injuries were reported.