Utility pole fire near Westbury delayed LIRR service on Port Jefferson, Huntington and Ronkonkoma lines

Service was suspended on the Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson

Service was suspended on the Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson and Huntington branches during the evening rush because of a utility pole fire near the tracks in Westbury. (April 15, 2014 10:41 PM)

It was a slow ride home for some commuters on the LIRR Tuesday night.

Service was suspended on the Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson and Huntington branches during the evening rush because of a utility pole fire near the tracks in Westbury. It was restored a short time later, but there were still residual delays.

Fire officials confirmed that electrical wires ignited the pole, which was most...

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