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August 7, 2005 - Breaking News: Paris metro fire, August 6, 2005

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Our Eye on Paris is Don Smith, a professional photographer who leads photo workshops in Paris and who is the editor of the weekly photo magazine Left Bank Lens.

Photos and text, Copyright © 2005 – Don Smith, All Rights Reserved

Location: Metro line 4

Train on fire pulled into station Simplon.

Closed stations:

  - Simplon

  - Château-Rouge

  - Barbès (partial service on Line 2)

Paris metro fire, Saturday, August 6, 2005

A woman covers her mouth against acrid smoke as a fireman gives directions to a motorcyclist.

Paris metro fire, Saturday, August 6, 2005

A silver, undercover police car makes a right hand turn as Police restrict traffic.

Paris metro fire, Saturday, August 6, 2005

Two members of RATP security speak on cell phones outside a closed Metro station, Chateau Rouge.


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