UT - Derailment Creates Hazardous Spill

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August 16, 2000

Derailment Creates Hazardous Spill

Hazardous materials crews are working to clean up 18-thousand gallons of diesel fuel and battery acid that spilled when a train derailed near Scofield Reservoir yesterday morning. Two people were injured when two of three engines of a Southern Pacific freight train came off the tracks below the reservoir and spilled the material. Authorities say it will take two to three days to clean up the spill.



-- (Dee360degree@aol.com), August 16, 2000

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