Train Derailment – Federalsburg, Md.

9/23/2013 – Shortly after lunch Caroline dispatched Station 100 (Federalsburg), Station 200 (Preston), Dorchester County Station 6 (Hurlock) and Sussex County Delaware Station 87 (Seaford) for a train derailment with hazmat in the area of 1011 Frank M Adams Industrial Way. Units arrived on location to find the Locomotive and several cars off of the track with a large diesel fuel leak from the Locomotive. Crews were able to stop and contain the leak. MDE responded to the scene to assist with clean up.

Units on scene: Chief 1, Engine 102, Engine 103, Brush 110, Ambulance 108, Engine 6-2, Engine 87-5, Rescue 87-6, MDE and Paramedic 200

Photographs by : Bruce Secrist

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