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1:33 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

MetroSafe: Fire Injures Workers at Derailment Site

Credit louisvilleky.gov

By Joseph Lord

Update: 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.

The fire did not happen in the wrecked cars that contain dangerous materials, said Jody Duncan, the MetroSafe spokeswoman. It's unclear whether the workers were injured, and unknown how serious any injuries may be.

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