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Chemical Train Derailment Fire and Evacuations

Town evacuated; 3 workers suffered severe burns

Thursday, November 1, 2012


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Flames from a derailed train car sent people rushing out of neighborhoods and an entire town near Louisville on Wednesday while firefighters tried to douse the chemical blaze. Some people forced from their homes faced a night in shelters.

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