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Evacuation planning for train derailment throughout La Crosse Co.


August 27, 2015 | News 8000| This stems from a second Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line being added through La Crosse.

One of those six areas is Brice Prairie. Tuesday night La Crosse County Emergency Management held a meeting for residents and community leaders to discuss concerns and hopefully find a safe evacuation plan.

There are just two roads in and out of Brice Prairie, County Road Z and ZN, but both of those roads cross over the BNSF railroad tracks.

“Travel by car, truck, bus is almost impossible when both of those crossings are blocked,” said La Crosse County Emergency Management Coordinator Keith Butler.

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