5 rescued by Seattle firefighters from monorail after power outage
The Seattle Fire Department (SFD) responded to the monorail losing power Monday morning, trapping several riders inside.
SFD tweeted out at 8:35 a.m. Monday that the roads around 5th Avenue and Stewart Street would be closed as crews worked to restore power and rescue the five people stuck on the train.
Crews are responding to reports of the monorail losing power with passengers on board near 5th and Stewart St. Please avoid the area.
— Seattle Fire Dept. (@SeattleFire) December 5, 2022
According to an official with SFD, the five passengers were able to safely exit the monorail, around 8:53 a.m. There were no injuries during the incident.
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