With subway riders gasping from smoke after an electrical failure on Jan. 12, 2015, Washington firefighters grappled with two-way radio failures, resorting to cellphones and a chain of runners to communicate. One person died in the incident.
With subway riders gasping from smoke after an electrical failure on Jan. 12, 2015, Washington firefighters grappled with two-way radio failures, resorting to cellphones and a chain of runners to communicate. One person died in the incident. Andrew Harnik AP
With subway riders gasping from smoke after an electrical failure on Jan. 12, 2015, Washington firefighters grappled with two-way radio failures, resorting to cellphones and a chain of runners to communicate. One person died in the incident. Andrew Harnik AP

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