CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Cambridge Fire Department has extricated a person trapped between a train and platform at Central Square.
Cambridge Fire responded to the station Thursday morning for the trapped passenger.
The woman was extricated, alert and conscious, and was taken to Mass. General Hospital.
Officials turned off the third rail power and trains were ordered stopped in both directions, but control has since been returned to the MBTA.
Photos attached are from the Central Square #MBTA subway extrication at 722 this morning (12 July 2018): Engine 2, Ladder 3, Rescue 1, Squad 2, & Division 1 successfully extricated the person who was transported to a medical facility.— Cambridge Fire Dept. (@CambridgeMAFire) July 12, 2018
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Shuttle buses are replacing train service in both directions between Harvard and Park Street.
Commuters should expect delays.
#MBTA #RedeLine: Shuttle buses replacing train service in both directions between Harvard and Park St due to a medical emergency at Central. Please expect delays as buses are dispatched. pic.twitter.com/jot6zUb2Uy— MBTA (@MBTA) July 12, 2018
#CambMA @CambridgeMAFire Engine 2, Ladder 3, Rescue 1, Squad 2, Division 1, with @ProEMSCambridge PM4 operating at Central Sq @MBTA for a person trapped bewteen a train and the platform. Third rail power has been ordered turned off and trains stopped in both directions.— Cambridge Fire Dept. (@CambridgeMAFire) July 12, 2018
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