CSX Locomotive Fire in Kingston, NY

The Kingston Fire Department responded to reports of a train fire on Friday, December 14th.

The massive 97 car train was luckily free of any crude oil or toxic materials. The firefighters were able to contain the blaze in well under an hour.

The fire under different circumstances could have been devastating however due to the load being toxin and oil free, the quick actions of local fire companies, and the ample distance from local homes major destruction and serious injury was avoided.