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Old June 27th, 2013, 12:09 PM
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Well survived the flood with no issues....now just down the road a piece, we have a partial train derailment due to a failing railway bridge deck over the river...possibly some hazardous flammable materials on board! Yay!! got my go bag packed.
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Old June 27th, 2013, 01:55 PM
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How horrible , it's right over a body of water so it will get into the water too . have your heard of sure if it's hazardous flammable materials for sure yet. Be sure to take all your importance papers with you too.
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Old June 27th, 2013, 02:35 PM
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There are 4 cars full of petroleum distillate (There are three classes of distillate products:
Light: Liquid Petroleum Gas(LPG), gasoline, and naptha.
Medium: Kerosene (and jet fuel) and diesel.
Heavy/Residuum: Heavy fuel/bunker fuel, wax, and asphalt),The situation has stabilized somewhat in that the bridge hasn't dropped any further. Next phase will be to pump out the endangered cars and transfer the cargo to waiting rail cars on an adjacent bridge. When they do that the situation is at it's most volatile for potential explosion. I have all my and the crew's important stuff in a go bag. Just hope the crap doesn't get in the Bow River...
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Old June 27th, 2013, 04:03 PM
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There are 4 cars full of petroleum distillate (There are three classes of distillate products:
Light: Liquid Petroleum Gas(LPG), gasoline, and naptha.
Medium: Kerosene (and jet fuel) and diesel.
Heavy/Residuum: Heavy fuel/bunker fuel, wax, and asphalt),The situation has stabilized somewhat in that the bridge hasn't dropped any further. Next phase will be to pump out the endangered cars and transfer the cargo to waiting rail cars on an adjacent bridge. When they do that the situation is at it's most volatile for potential explosion. I have all my and the crew's important stuff in a go bag. Just hope the crap doesn't get in the Bow River...
That would be tragic if the crap got into Bow River. I hope there will be no explosion. Be safe .
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Old June 27th, 2013, 04:08 PM
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I saw that this morning. As if everything else wasn't enough!!
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Old June 27th, 2013, 11:40 PM
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Holy catz! If it's not one thing, it's another... How long will it take them to pump the cars out? And how close are you to that bridge?
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