Amtrak Train Catches Fire

The AEM-7 locomotive on Amtrak Train # 92 (The Silver Star from Miami to New York) caught fire this evening around 7:15 PM in Wilmington.  The locomotive involved was 911.  From the picture on Channel 6’s website (, it appears as though the cab was fully involved.  Smoke was visible coming from the top of the locomotive.  It is believed engine troubles caused the fire.  No injuries were reported.