Red Line service disrupted through Monday

Buses will continue to replace Red Line train service between JFK/UMass and Park Street stations through Monday while crews work in the tunnel following a Saturday night fire, according to MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo.

Crews are replacing and repairing damaged electrical and communications cables.

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire around 10:30 p.m. Saturday 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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“The damage is extensive, and the work is complex,” Pesaturo said. “Crews are working tirelessly to have the Red Line fully functional for the Tuesday morning commute.”

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