Red Line service disrupted through end of Saturday service

Buses will replace Red Line train service between JFK/UMass MBTA station and Park Street station through the end of Saturday service, due to smoke in a tunnel near the Broadway station, MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said.

Work crews are working to repair several damaged electrical cables, Pesaturo said. Firefighters responded to reports of a fire around 10:30 p.m. and entered the tunnel after power to the tracks was cut a short time later, Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said.

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