The Long Island Rail Road on Thursday evening suspended service on the Ronkonkoma branch in both directions east of Farmingdale for about two hours due to a track fire between Wyandanch and Deer Park.
The LIRR said Suffolk County fire officials cleared the track and inspected for damage.
The railroad posted an alert online shortly before 6:30 p.m. Service was restored with delays at about 8 p.m.
Two trains bound for Ronkonkoma were delayed, with the 5:41 from Penn Station delayed at Bethpage, and the 5:29 from Hunterspoint Avenue delayed at Farmingdale, the LIRR said.
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