Baltimore County - freight train derails, major fire

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    http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/28/us/maryland-train-derails/index.html

    (CNN) -- A freight train derailed Tuesday in Rosedale, Maryland, and one person is reported to be trapped, Baltimore County firefighter Jonathan Meehan said.

    A truck was involved in the incident, and a resulting hazardous-materials situation is prompting the evacuation of a half-mile area, according to a Baltimore County police official who declined to be named, citing department policy.........
     
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    The news is saying that a 20 block area has been evacuated.

    Amtrak is not affected, but there may be delays with MARC, though they do not use the same tracks.
     
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    What's up with all the rail accidents lately?
    There's been 3-5 in the last couple months.
     
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    Please tell me they weren't hauling fertilizers? Ammonium nitrate or whatever it is?
     
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