HFD responds to reports of PATH train fire

7:53am Update:

Port Authority confirmed a minor fire on the PATH – and some commuters were evacuated from the tunnel via an emergency exit in Jersey City.

7:42am Update:

Apparently Port Authority confirmed there was some kind of “minor” fire which caused a slight smoke condition – and they turned on the ventilation system to rectify the problem. At the moment – it sounds like this is not a major situation – and should not be cause for alarm. However, the commotion downtown may take a while to subside…

Hoboken Fire Department received a call at 7:30am this morning that a PATH train was “on fire.”

The Port Authority has confirmed a “smoke condition” in the tunnel. An investigation is under way… more to come.