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Metro has temporarily suspended service on the Orange, Blue, and Silver lines between the L’Enfant Plaza and Eastern Market stations due to what the agency describes as a “track problem” at Federal Center SW.

There were reports of smoke in the tunnels on Twitter:

Update 5:10 p.m.: The Metro Transit Police Department reports that an “earlier smoke incident” has brought them and and the D.C. Fire Department to the Federal Center SW station.

Update 5:40 p.m.: Metro says it’s closed the Federal Center SW station for the rest of Thursday, having consulted with the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration:

Update 5:55 p.m.: Service between Eastern Market and L’Enfant Plaza will remain suspended for the rest of the day.

To recap:

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