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Second worker dies after rail car fire

(Source: Spectrum News, May 14, 2019)

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas A second worker has died following a rail car fire at the Alamo Junction Rail Park on May 10. A man was cleaning crude oil inside the rail car when something caused the residue to spark and ignite a fire. Firefighters had trouble rescuing the man due to the small opening that leads to the rail car. A second worker was airlifted to Brooke Army Medical center in critical condition. On Monday night the second worker passed away.

Full story: Spectrum News

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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