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Railroad Crash / Downingtown, Pennsylvania #468980

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 05, 1973
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(Studio) More than 1000 evacuated from Downingtown, Pennsylvania, after toxic fumes escape rail car during freight train crash.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Downingtown, Pennsylvania) 21 cars derail. Some cars tankers containing nitric and sulfuric acid. Toxic fumes spread. Area evacuated. Firemen neutralize acid and area declared safe. Penn Central says hopes to have tracks cleared soon.
REPORTER: George Lewis

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George
Duration:
00:01:10

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