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Cass County Emergency Services Manager comments on Casselton train derailment
Fargo |
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A few months removed from the catastrophic train derailment and explosion in Casselton, and it's still a learning tool for safety.[...]
Apr 01, 2014 6:55pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Colfax woman recovering after her vehicle crashed into a train
north dakota |
Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -A 21-year old woman is recovering today after her vehicle collided with a train near Colfax, North Dakota.[...]
Mar 13, 2014 4:11pm | 52 views | source: Yahoo

UPDATE: One injured in Richland County car-train collision (w / video)
Fargo | north dakota |
Walcott, ND (WDAY TV) - A woman was injured when the car she was driving collided with a train Thursday morning in southeastern North Dakota.[...]
Mar 13, 2014 09:11am | 24 views | source: Yahoo

Popular Fargo Airsho Pilot Dies in Plane Crash
tennessee |
Aviators in the Red River Valley are mourning the death of Casselton, North Dakota native Jim Maroney.[...]
Mar 24, 2014 3:06pm | 3 views | source: Yahoo

Cleanup at North Dakota oil train crash almost complete - Bismarck Tribune
fargo | north dakota |
Cleanup at North Dakota oil train crash almost complete. Saved. Save Article; My Saved Items · Print Email ... &'We've identified a couple of small spots that still smell of oil, but cleanup for the most part is done,&' said Dave Glatt, chief [...]
Mar 19, 2014 6:33pm | 2 views | source: Google / Bismarck Tribune

Man Found Dead Near Fargo Train Tracks Is Identified
Fargo | north dakota |
The Fargo man who died Friday after being hit by a train has now been identified. Police say Benjamin Knier, 26, was found by the train tracks at Main Avenue and University Drive in Fargo. '?The accident[...]
Mar 15, 2014 3:13pm | 4 views | source: Yahoo

Area woman's van collides with train - The Daily News
wahpeton | north dakota |
Blazek was transported to Essentia Hospital in Fargo, N.D., with non-life threatening injuries by Kindred Ambulance. She was wearing a seat belt. The Caravan received severe damage to the front end. Also responding to the accident scene were the ...[...]
Mar 14, 2014 2:40pm | 7 views | source: Google / The Daily News

State, industry tackle problem of oil spills - Bismarck Tribune
tioga | north dakota |
30, 2013 file photo, a fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D. North Dakota's top political leaders are meeting with city and county officials in the Fargo area to talk about rail safety issues that have come up ...[...]
Feb 25, 2014 4:13pm | 3 views | source: Google / Bismarck Tribune

Icy roads cause number of accidents around Fargo - Moorhead Friday
minnesota |
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Glare ice caused a cluster of accidents along Highway 10 Friday night, including six rollovers and a few injuries, and it all happened in a matter of minutes. It warmed up today but as the temperature started to hover around fre[...]
Feb 21, 2014 11:40am | 17 views | source: Yahoo

North Dakota senators talk rail safety - WDAY
fargo | north dakota |
Fargo, N.D. ( TV) -The topic of rail safety found its way in to the spotlight today in Washington, D.C.. By: Drew Trafton, ... In light of recent fiery freight train accidents like the one we saw in Casselton last December. The hearing, hosted ...[...]
Mar 07, 2014 01:42am | 1 view | source: Google / WDAY

As oil trains roll, local firefighters prepare
Fargo | north dakota |
Moorhead and other rail towns now are rethinking how well prepared they are for an incident like the explosion in Casselton, N.D. With more oil moving on the rails, it's understood that an accident with the highly flammable Bakken crude would likely [...]
Mar 04, 2014 7:05pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Letter: Railroad legacy is strong - In-Forum
fargo | north dakota |
Considering the recent news of the train derailment near Casselton, N.D., and our congressional delegation's call for straightforward regulation to increase railroad safety, I've thought a lot about the legacy of railroads in North Dakota. ... The ..[...]
Mar 01, 2014 04:54am | 2 views | source: Google / In-Forum

ND political leaders to discuss rail safety issues
Fargo | north dakota |
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's top political leaders are meeting with city and county officials in the Fargo area to talk about rail safety issues that have come up following last month's train derailment near Casselton. The group also plans to di[...]
Jan 18, 2014 03:08am | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Oil train explosion in North Dakota raises rail safety concerns - Sawyer County Record
sawyer | north dakota |
A Burlington northern train carrying crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota exploded and burned after a collision with a derailed train carrying grain. Investigations into Monday's accident near Fargo continue, but the explosion has already[...]
Jan 05, 2014 4:52pm | 0 view | source: Google / Sawyer County Record

North Dakota delegation working to fast-track tougher oil-car regulations
north dakota |
FARGO - North Dakota's congressional delegation told local officials Saturday they're working to fast-track tougher regulations on oil tank cars while also pushing for a closer look at all aspects of rail safety in light of the derailment and explosi[...]
Jan 18, 2014 9:43pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

ND politicos question BNSF on rail safety
Fargo | north dakota |
Fargo's mayor told BNSF officials at a meeting Saturday that residents are worried about a derailment in the city's downtown. Walaker believes the trains need to slow down.[...]
Jan 18, 2014 11:34am | 1 view | source: Yahoo

No injuries after collision ignites North Dakota oil train fire
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A BNSF Rail Co. train carrying crude oil caught fire Dec. 30 after it struck a derailed train carrying agricultural products west of Fargo, ND. Residents of the nearby town of Casselton returned to their homes Jan. 1 after a voluntary evacuation orde[...]
Jan 02, 2014 10:00am | 26 views | source: Google / Oil & Gas Journal

Two trains collide in ND, one with oil - CNBC
fargo | north dakota |
Residents of a small town in North Dakota were urged to evacuate after a BNSF train carrying crude oil collided with another train on Monday, setting off a series of explosions and fires, the latest in a string of incidents that have raised alarms ov[...]
Dec 31, 2013 07:25am | 25 views | source: Google / CNBC.com

VIDEO: Casselton, ND, train crash prompts call for evacuation - Grand Forks Herald
fargo | north dakota |
CASSELTON, N.D. - Officials urged people in Casselton and the surrounding area to evacuate their homes as they dealt with the fallout from a massive fire when two trains collided Monday. The fire started ... Casselton is about 20 miles west of Fargo [...]
Dec 31, 2013 05:09am | 14 views | source: Google / Grand Forks Herald

Train collision in North Dakota ignites oil tankers; no injuries immediately ... - NBCNews
fargo | north dakota |
NBC affiliate KVLY in Fargo, N.D., reported that the train emitted a cloud of toxic smoke but that prevailing winds were blowing the smoke away from Casselton. A Federal Railroad Administration spokesman told NBC News it was sending investigators to [...]
Dec 31, 2013 02:11am | 12 views | source: Google / NBCNews.com (blog)

ND political leaders question BNSF on rail safety
north dakota |
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Top political leaders from North Dakota are questioning BNSF executives on their plans to prevent another train derailment like last month's crash and fire near Casselton. BNSF Executive Vice President Roger Nober told the group th[...]
Jan 18, 2014 11:38am | 0 view | source: Yahoo

911 tapes show initial confusion over train cargo
Fargo | north dakota |
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The 911 dispatch recordings from the fiery Dec. 30 train derailment west of Casselton show initial confusion about whether the burning cargo on board was crude oil or ethanol. Officials said a westbound train carrying soybeans dera[...]
Jan 09, 2014 08:34am | 6 views | source: Yahoo

AUDIO / VIDEO: 911 calls from Casselton train derailment show crew member first reported his train carried ethanol
Casselton | north dakota |
FARGO - Emergency 911 calls indicate at least one member of the crew involved in the Dec. 30 train derailment and explosion west of Casselton thought the train was carrying ethanol instead of highly combustible Bakken crude oil.[...]
Jan 08, 2014 3:38pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

Former ND governor calls for new railroad rules
Bismarck | north dakota |
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Former North Dakota governor and Casselton native George Sinner said Wednesday that the derailment of crude oil tankers outside his hometown shows the "ridiculous threat" to communities across the state and elsewhere. The[...]
Jan 08, 2014 10:34am | 11 views | source: Yahoo

North Dakota Oil Train Conflagration Prompts Increased Federal Scrutiny
Fargo | north dakota |
2013 witnessed its share of crude-by-rail accidents. Will federal authorities get involved? '? '? '? '?[...]
Jan 06, 2014 10:27am | 1 view | source: Yahoo

North Dakota Oil Train Conflagration Prompts Increased Federal Scrutiny - DailyFinance
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DailyFinanceOn 30 December at 2:12 p.m. a mile-long train of 106 tankers carrying Bakken crude collided with a derailed 112 car westbound grain train carrying soybeans about a mile west of Casselton, a city of 2,432 people about 20 miles west of Farg[...]
Jan 05, 2014 8:13pm | 1 view | source: Yahoo

North Dakota oil train fire forces evacuation
Minot | north dakota |
A derailed BNSF Railway oil train that caught fire just outside the town of Casselton, N.D., on Dec. 30 forced the evacuation of the small town 25 miles west of Fargo, N.D.[...]
Jan 02, 2014 10:11am | 1 view | source: Yahoo

N.D. Gov. Dalrymple wants safety assurances from BNSF Railway
Fargo | north dakota |
FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, citing a December derailment, said he'll "pursue" BNSF Railway until he's satisfied appropriate safety measures are in place.[...]
Jan 06, 2014 03:34am | 0 view | source: Yahoo

Broken Axle Found At Scene Of Oil Train Derailment In North Dakota - Huffington Post
lorraine | kansas |
Renee Steen, who lives with her family about half a mile from the crash site, stayed temporarily with a friend in Fargo, about 25 miles to the east. She was back in her home Wednesday, watching through her window as crews worked at the crash scene.[...]
Jan 02, 2014 1:44pm | 2 views | source: Google / Huffington Post

Railcars in North Dakota crude train crash older, less safe-investigators
Houston | missouri |
* Railcars don't meet industry's latest safety standards * Crude loaded in North Dakota, bound for Missouri FARGO, N.D., Dec 31 (Reuters) - The railcars carrying crude oil that crashed into a derailed grain train in North Dakota on Monday were all ol[...]
Jan 02, 2014 04:58am | 10 views | source: Yahoo

BNSF in Fargo last month, spoke about chance of accident
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Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Just last month, a team from BNSF was in town and spoke with us about the chances of a crude oil train accident happening here.[...]
Dec 31, 2013 4:52pm | 85 views | source: Yahoo

Railcars in North Dakota crude train crash older, less safe: investigators - Chicago Tribune
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Chicago TribuneMonday's crash of the 106-car eastbound BNSF crude train into a derailed westbound BNSF grain train set off explosions near a small town west of Fargo, North Dakota, and a fire that still burned more than 24 hours later. No injuries we[...]
Jan 01, 2014 01:37am | 6 views | source: Yahoo

Evacuations 'strongly' urged near ND derail, fire site - CBS News
fargo | north dakota |
Sheriff's peputies and Casselton firefighters were going door to door in the evacuation zone to inform residents of the need to get out and to help with the evacuations, reports CBS Fargo, N.D. affiliate KXJB-TV. Approximately two-thirds of the town [...]
Dec 31, 2013 11:06am | 4 views | source: Google / CBS News

North Dakota Oil Train Crash: Casselton Evacuated to Escape Poison Smoke Cloud
Casselton | north dakota |
The population of an entire town in North Dakota has been ordered to evacuate after a train carrying crude oil derailed in a collision and burst into flames. The train, which was a mile (1.6km) long, went off the tracks in a snow-covered field near t[...]
Dec 31, 2013 06:55am | 4 views | source: Yahoo

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