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ENGINEERED COLLAPSE? Yet Another Toxic Train Spill Occurs

Yet another train carrying hazardous material caught fire on Thursday.

Train cars in a Pacific Union train yard exploded, causing fumes and other chemical particulates to burn off into the area surrounding North Platte, Nebraska.

Journalist Nick Sortor provided more details on the toxic accident:

“Railcars Carrying Toxic Chemicals have Caught Fire and EXPLODED Releasing Hazardous Smoke into the Air Near North Platte, Nebraska

Authorities have ordered a four-mile evacuation zone around the explosion site.

Numerous hazmat teams are on-site, and emergency crews along with Union Pacific Railroad are still trying to understand what triggered the explosions, releasing HUGE amounts of highly toxic perchloric acid into the atmosphere.”

Rawsalerts explained: “Aerial footage reveals the toxic train car that caught on fire and exploded at the North Platte Union Pacific railyard. Officials report that the burning container held a dangerous chemical called perchloric, which is used in various applications like food, drugs, biocidal products, and explosives.”

The New York Post initially reported:

Authorities evacuated everyone within a four-mile radius of the railyard, which is about 280 miles west of Omaha, was evacuated because of the smoke, and U.S. Highway 30 was closed between North Platte and Hershey.

North Platte has a population of about 23,000.

The World Reviews provided this update: “Evacuations underway as train car carrying toxic perchloric acid explodes in Nebraska rail yard. No Union Pacific personnel were injured. The cause is under investigation.”

According to The Epoch Times, the evacuation order has been lifted:

In an update, Region 51 Emergency Management in Nebraska said the evacuation order had been lifted and Highway 30 had been reopened.

In an earlier update, the North Platte Volunteer Fire Department said crews were on the scene with the railroad company, and the incident was contained.


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