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Union Pacific Derails in State Capital

By November 17, 2011 No Comments

(Sacramento, California – November 13, 2011)

Sacramento, CA’s fire dept. hazardous materials team was among the respondents Sunday morning when a load of pipe aboard a Union Pacific freight train became compromised and spilled, derailing several cars and endangering tank cars loaded with hydrochloric acid and propane. The derailment occurred near State University Drive.