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How Do Texas Firefighters Prepare for Oil Tanker Train Fires?

There was a rail disaster northwest of Houston last week, but you probably didn’t hear about it. That’s because it was “staged” as part of a training exercise. From News 88.7’s Energy and Environment desk, Dave Fehling reports on how a new risk is changing the curriculum at a Texas “fire-fighting school.” (Images Courtesy: Dave […]



There was a rail disaster northwest of Houston last week, but you probably didn’t hear about it. That’s because it was “staged” as part of a training exercise.

From News 88.7’s Energy and Environment desk, Dave Fehling reports on how a new risk is changing the curriculum at a Texas “fire-fighting school.”

(Images Courtesy: Dave Fehling)

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