East Avenue & Holton Street in Sewaren February 11, 2004
Another Train De-railment
between West &
at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 11, 2004 a train carrying a few tanker cars derailed at the tracks on the end of Holton street. The train was headed towards Motiva (Shell) and contained Ethanol (an Alcohol-like product fuel additive). One tanker car flipped over completely, laying on its top. A few others ran off the tracks. East Avenue, Houses on the side of the tracks was evacuated.
call came in at ,
A scene familiar to us in Sewaren (Joke) as Fire trucks, & other agencies responded with news helicopters flying overhead.
fire officers met with officials from Conrail to decide the best method to
Both downed tanker cars were righted at around . There were no spills, or leaks from either car, which is amazing especially considering the position the one car was in.
The Scene was cleared at about
Thanks guys for another great job…
Now Look at the pictures of the footage I took!!!