Update (1:10 pm.)
Service was partially restored on Metro’s Red Line after a report of an arcing insulator near Medical Center on Monday afternoon.
Trains were single-tracking between Grosvenor and Medical Center, Metro said. The transit agency said to expect delays in both directions.
Service is suspended on a portion of Metro’s Red Line due to a report of an arcing insulator, the agency said Monday afternoon.
The suspension is from Friendship Heights to Grosvenor-Strathmore stations.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer said there was a report of fire on the tracks north of Medical Center. The station was evacuated as a precaution, he said.
It was not immediately known when service would be restored.
This is a developing story.