Friday, December 4, 2009

Train Derailment in Richmond

On December 1 at 0301 Richmond Fire units were dispatched to the area of 7th and Hospital Street for a reported train derailment. Units arrived on location to find a CSX train on the track. The set contained 100 railcars and of the 100 cars, 14 of them derailed and 12 of the 14 lost its load of coal. The railcars contained coal only and no hazardous materials. Fire units remained on scene until about 6 a.m.