At 8AM this morning, a fire with unknown causes was reported on the tracks of the DC Metro rail. Montgomery County Emergency crews are on scene investigating.
It was reported that the fire was seen at the Medical Center Metro station. It has since closed the one side of the track. Metro reports that the Red Line trains are now single tracking in both directions between the Grosvenor Metro station and the Medical Center Metro station.
Red Line: Single tracking btwn Grosvenor & Medical Center due to a track problem outside Medical Center. Delays in both directions.
— Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) January 12, 2018
At 9:20, the Red Line went back to normal operations, but expect delays due to the traffic build up caused by the single tracking.