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3 years 7 months ago

Crews here; clean-up underway

Crews from Texas have arrived to start cleaning up the hazardous material leak in Monument. The process could take anywhere from 4 to 8 hours. No additional evacuations are needed at this time. Our crews were able to get close enough to the train to send us back this...

4 years 4 months ago

NTSB probes rollovers by hazmat tanker trucks

Federal safety investigators are probing rollover accidents by tanker trucks carrying propane, gasoline and other hazardous materials. The National Transportation Safety Board wants to know whether equipment similar to the stability systems required for cars would help prevent tanker rollovers. The board is holding a hearing Tuesday on an...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Freight train derails, dumps coal in Houston

A freight train carrying coal has derailed in southwest Houston. No injuries were reported. At least a dozen cars including some seen crumpled next to each other went off the tracks when the train derailed late Monday morning. A Union Pacific spokeswoman did not immediately return a call seeking comment....

5 years 3 months ago

Freight train derails in Pueblo County

More than a dozen cars derailed from a Burlington-Northern Santa Fe freight train in northern Pueblo County Friday morning. No one was injured. It happened near the Pinon Truck Stop, at I-25 milemarker 107, east of the interstate. Six of the 14 cars have hazardous materials plackards -- but...

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