Old railroad ties burn in Hamden this morning - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Old railroad ties burn in Hamden this morning

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Old ties caught on fire in Hamden on Thursday morning. (Hamden Fire Department) Old ties caught on fire in Hamden on Thursday morning. (Hamden Fire Department)
HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) -

People driving through Hamden on Thursday morning may have noticed old railroad ties burning near an Amtrak rail yard.

Firefighters were on the scene of the fire on Welton Street before 9 a.m.

Authorities said there was no danger to the rails or Amtrak trains. 

There was no word on injuries.

The cause of the fire was under investigation by the Hamden Fire Department.

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