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Train Derailment, Fire Prompts Evacuation in Tennessee

23 02.07.2015 Инфо

A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands 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 p.m. Thursday. Also, a manufacturing plant, Denso Manufacturing, closed down Thursday morning because of its proximity to the derailment.