Video appears to show series of explosions near Metra tracks

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CHICAGO -- A viewer shared this video of what appear to be a series of explosions near the Metra tracks at 51st and Lake Park.

Viewer Joel Allen Brown uploaded the video to twitter.

Chicago Fire Department crews are responding to the scene.

It's unclear if there was a train on the tracks at the time.

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  • Kristen

    A relative of mine was taken to the hospital because she was left on the hot train for 2 hours. She had an asthma attack . the ambulance took her to st Bernards . not to be single individual from metra has checked in on her. Not one single metra rep has even offered her any suggestions on how she would get home…. Thanks metra for your concerns