Archive for January, 2016

CFD: Powder from derailed train not hazardous

CFD: Powder from derailed train not hazardous

January 10, 2015 | COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus fire crews responded to a train derailment on the city’s south side just after 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The reported derailment happened near the intersection of Parsons Avenue and Dering Ave. Battalion Chief Tracy Smith said fire crews noticed white powder spilling from the cars, but determined it […]

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Attica train derailment under investigation

Attica train derailment under investigation

January 4, 2016 | WLFI| ATTICA, Ind. (WLFI) — A seven grain car train derailed off a Norfolk Southern train while passing through Attica Saturday night. Three of the cars remained up right and four fell off to the side pulling part off the track. The derailment is currently under investigation. Norfolk Southern public relations […]

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19 N.Y. communities get foamers to fight crude oil rail fires

January 4, 2015 | Ohio.com|ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The federal government is giving 19 New York communities located along major rail lines an extra dose of security. Emergency response trailers equipped with a foam substance that firefighters and hazardous materials teams can use to suppress fires caused by oil or other flammable liquids are being […]

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