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Video shows massive fireball engulfing hazmat workers at derailment site

Source: CBC News 26 rail cars derailed near Clair, Sask., on Oct. 7, 2014 More than a year after a major Saskatchewan train derailment, dramatic video has emerged showing how two hazmat workers were almost killed. The video was taken by Wadena volunteer firefighter Brian Weber, on Oct. 7, 2014, the day of the CN Rail derailment near Clair, which ...

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Lawmakers, emergency managers seek rail hazmat plans

Source: KARE11 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Lawmakers, emergency managers and citizen safety advocates Tuesday called on rail carriers to divulge more about their hazardous material accident response planning. “The US Department of transportation predicts quite accurately that there will be 10 catastrophic oil train explosions per year in the United States, and there have been six,” Rep. Frank Hornstein, a ...

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Train Derailment, Fire Prompts Evacuation in Tennessee – Video

Source (Video): wochit news   Source ABC News and AP A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius. Blount County Fire Department Lt. Johnny Leatherwood said a call about the train derailment came in Wednesday night at 11:50 ...

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CA TSB Report: A combination of factors contributed to derailment at Nickel Lake, Ontario in November 2013

According to a recently released report by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada a combination of factors contributed to the derailment at Nickel Lake, ON. Gatineau, Quebec, 3 March 2015 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (R13W0257) into the derailment of a Canadian National Railway (CN) freight train at Nickel Lake, Ontario.On 10 November 2013, at approximately ...

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