UP derailment near Dupo, Ill., causes large fire and evacuations; no injuries

(Source: Associated Press, September 11, 2019)

DUPO, Ill. A freight train carrying a flammable liquid used in solvents derailed in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis on Tuesday, causing a fire that sent thick, black smoke into the air and prompted the evacuation of nearby schools and residences.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019


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