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DCFEMS Dismissed from L’Enfant Plaza Suit

A US District Court judge today dismissed the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department from the mass tort suit involving the L’Enfant Plaza smoke incident. The incident occurred in 2015 when an electrical problem caused power cables to begin emitting large quantities of smoke inside a metro tunnel.

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25 L’Enfant Plaza Smoke Incident Suits Dismissed

Twenty-five of over 100 suits against the District of Columbia and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority arising out of the L’Enfant Plaza smoke incident were dismissed last Thursday. The Jan. 12, 2015 incident occurred when power cables begin emitting large quantities of smoke inside a tunnel just south of L’Enfant Plaza station.

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