Train derailment http://wkms.org en Second Evacuation Ordered for Train Derailment Cleanup http://wkms.org/post/second-evacuation-ordered-train-derailment-cleanup <p></p><p>Officials are evacuating more than two dozen homes near a train derailment that occurred two weeks ago in southwestern Jefferson County. Louisville-Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Jody Duncan says 31 homes within a half-mile of the derailment are being evacuated to allow workers to remove hazardous chemicals from some of the tanker cars. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:26:20 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 24444 at http://wkms.org Second Evacuation Ordered for Train Derailment Cleanup Fire from Train Derailment Under Control http://wkms.org/post/fire-train-derailment-under-control <p>Emergency workers in Kentucky are increasingly confident that fire crews have contained a multi-day blaze spewing flames and smoke from a derailed tanker car. The blaze began Wednesday afternoon, and authorities initially thought it would last no longer than a couple hours. They were still waiting for it to die out late last night, acknowledging they were unsure how much butadiene was left in the burning railcar to fuel the flames.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:06:39 +0000 Shelly Baskin & The Associated Press 24014 at http://wkms.org MetroSafe: Fire Injures Workers at Derailment Site http://wkms.org/post/metrosafe-fire-injures-workers-derailment-site <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>By Joseph Lord</p><p><strong>Update: </strong>At least two contract workers will be transported to a hospital Wednesday after a fire near the wreckage site of the train derailment in southwestern Jefferson County, said a spokeswoman for Louisville-Jefferson County EMA/MetroSafe.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 18:33:12 +0000 23933 at http://wkms.org MetroSafe: Fire Injures Workers at Derailment Site Shelter-In-Place Warning Expanded to 2 Miles After Train Derailment http://wkms.org/post/shelter-place-warning-expanded-2-miles-after-train-derailment <p></p><p><strong>Update: 11:10 a.m.</strong></p><p>EMA/MetroSafe&nbsp;is now saying the evacuation and road closures will likely last 24 hours after the incident.</p><p><strong>Update: 10:55 a.m.</strong></p><p>The evacuations and road closures caused by a train derailment and chemical leak in southwestern Jefferson County will likely last for at least 14 hours. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:58:43 +0000 Erica Peterson (KPR) & Joseph Lord 23827 at http://wkms.org Shelter-In-Place Warning Expanded to 2 Miles After Train Derailment