Train derailment, Level 3 HazMat Alert close Dixie Hwy., cause evacuations

Oct 29, 2012 Full story: WAVE-TV Louisville 8

LOUISVILLE, KY A train derailment in far southwestern Jefferson County has led to a possible chemical release, a hazmat declaration, and an evacuation of a one-mile radius of the derailment site.

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Since: Jun 08


#1 Oct 29, 2012
That area is bad for derailments.

Since: Mar 12

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#2 Oct 29, 2012
I have a friend in that area and they are all stuck in their houses, might have to evacuate!


Since: Jun 08


#3 Oct 29, 2012
MsMichelle2001 wrote:
I have a friend in that area and they are all stuck in their houses, might have to evacuate!
I remember the derailment in 07 cause my brother lives near that one.Sucks being stuck in their houses....but they probably have thier reasons.

Frankfort, KY

#4 Oct 29, 2012
Isnt anyone wondering why they have not told the public the nature of the spill? We want to know WHAT hazmat material was spilled!

Richmond, KY

#5 Oct 29, 2012
Was it a CSX train?
No I Wont

Paducah, KY

#7 Oct 30, 2012
Romy wrote:
Was it a CSX train?
No, Paducah & Louisville

Louisville, KY

#8 Nov 4, 2012
has anyone gone to hospital with cold symptoms. Headches. high blood pressure? why have we not been given symptoms to watch for. 5 mile radius is fine for normal weather but with high winds from west to east we have been having, who knows where the line is?
Rudy Caparros

Sacramento, CA

#10 Jan 10, 2014
TOXIC TRAIN WAR - THE CHLORINE INSTITUTE (a trade association of chlorine producers) claims that its C Kit, a repair kit for chlorine rail tank cars, is safe to use. Haz-mat experts say The Chlorine Institute C-Kit is extremely hazardous and its use must be discontinued. Learn the truth, See--PETITION C KIT for First Responders Comments.

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