Posts Tagged ‘l’enfant plaza’

Ventilation Fans Pulled Smoke Toward Trapped Metro Passengers, Investigation Finds

The NTSB issued its first urgent safety recommendation in the aftermath of the Jan. 12 incident.

NTSB Will Hold June Hearing on Deadly Metro Incident

Anyone hoping for a speedy investigation into the Jan. 12 incident will have to wait until summer, or longer.

Family of Carol Glover Sues Metro for $50 Million

"As a direct and proximate result of Defendant WMATA’s negligence, Ms. Glover was trapped, helpless, in Train 302 for nearly forty-five minutes as it filled with smoke," the lawsuit alleges.

Standoff Between D.C. Fire Department and Metro Escalates With Latest Incident Report

Who's at fault for the communication breakdown during the Jan. 12 Yellow Line incident? Depends who you ask.

Metro Could Face More Than 50 Lawsuits Over Smoke Incident

The lawyer filing the suits used to work for Metro. Now she won't ride it anymore.

Metro Rescue Hindered by Poor Radio Communications, Which Fire Officials Had Warned About

Fire officials had warned Metro days before the incident about problems with radio communication.

NTSB Report Sheds Light on Cause of Deadly Metro Incident

Investigators found severe damage to the third rail and electrical cables.

Call Log Shows Confusion in Response to Deadly Metro Incident

Reports of smoke and fire at two other locations appear to have distracted responders.

In Deadly Metro Incidents, Lessons Learned (and Not Learned)

One possible cause of yesterday's incident was known to Metro.

Incident That Caused Metro Station To Fill With Smoke Claims A Life

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.