Conrail train derails, spills chemicals in NJ

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Conrail train derails, spills chemicals in NJ

Postby davinp » Fri Nov 30, 2012 3:12 pm

Residents were asked to stay inside their homes for hours after emergency and hazmat crews responded to a train derailment and hazardous material spill Friday morning in Gloucester County, N.J. It derailed after the bridge collapsed. More than two dozen people have been transported to a local hospital with respiratory problems after the incident.

"The company [Conrail] will offer assistance to residents who sought medical attention," Conrail spokesperson John Enright said. ... 20031.html ... evacu.html
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