Train makes unscheduled stop in Oklahoma due to fire

claremoreprogress.com Published: May 16, 2013
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VERDIGRIS -- Motorists saw more smoke than normal coming from the engine of a BNSF Railway train passing through the Catoosa area Tuesday. So, they called authorities.



It was a good thing they did.

The train, en route to Joplin, Mo., and on to other destinations, had a fire in the blower motor in the engine compartment.

The Claremore Progress reports that the Catoosa Fire Department was called shortly before 7 a.m.

BNSF officials and firefighters determined it would be better to stop the train in Verdigris to handle the fire.



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