Saturday, March 28, 2020

"Train conductor killed, at least 16 hurt in New York City subway fire"

"A statement from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it is offering an up to $50,000 for information leading to an arrest."

The City:

Multiple sources told THE CITY that authorities discovered a charred shopping cart with a possible accelerant inside the second car of a northbound No. 2 train that filled with smoke and flames as it pulled into the Central Park North-110th Street station at 3:14 a.m — around the same time as three other fires in and around the subway system.

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the incidents rattled workers, who said they feel more exposed amid the pandemic