OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Firefighters extinguished a fire that erupted below a BART track overpass Tuesday morning and shutting down service on the San Leandro and Dublin/Pleasanton lines, officials said.
The blaze erupted around 9:15 a.m. and crew aggressively attacked the blaze below the tracks at 82nd and San Leandro Blvd. Fire department fire photos showed a melted shopping cart and burning piles of debris.
Trains in both directions were halted while transit officials conducted an aerial survey of the tracks for damage.
Finding no damage, BART service was restored a short time later. Officials warned of a10-minute delay in service in the Richmond, SF/Daly City, Berryessa, and Dublin/Pleasanton directions.