Train Derailment in Dupo IL Smoke Visible for 40 miles, Ethanol cars burning

Train Derailment in Dupo IL Smoke Visible for 40 miles, Ethanol cars burning
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A freight/Fuel train has derailed in Duplo, Illinois and several rail cars full of ethanol have exploded and are burning. Local fire department is calling every tanker/ladder truck in two counties to get water supplies to fight the fires.

This is a developing story, updates to appear below . . .

3:04 PM EDT -- Ten tankers enroute. Requesting more.

 

 

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    Hank Mullis · 10 days ago
    I do believe that ethanol is alcohol and unless mixed with ingredients that burn black this is not ethanol that is burning. Heck, even gasoline doesn't burn this black, just saying. Unless there is other material burning this fire is something other than an alcohol fire.
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      Gifford Rodine · 9 days ago
      From Fox 2, St Louis, "Initial information from the scene indicates that the tank car contains a flammable liquid called methyl isobutyl ketone. It is typically used as a solvent."
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    Grim · 11 days ago
    These days, whenever you see something like this happen, your first thought is usually whether or not it's the latest incident of *gray terror.* Of course, the government and their MSM minions will never admit it, even if it is.