>La Grande Observer | Union and Wallowa Counties' News Leader

Observer news NE Oregon Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Follow LaGrandeObserver.com

La Grande Observer print edition

view all La Grande Observer print publications »

Observer 11/24/14

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.

View Paper

If you are not a current subscriber, subscribe today for immediate access.

Subscribe


Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow News arrow Local News arrow HAZMAT TEAM RESPONDS TO DIESEL SPILL ALONG RAILROAD

Print

HAZMAT TEAM RESPONDS TO DIESEL SPILL ALONG RAILROAD

Nearly 500 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled along Union Pacifics railroad tracks late Monday and early today before the problem was identified and resolved.

The La Grande Fire Departments HazMat team was called this morning to the Willow Street railroad track crossing and found evidence of a diesel spill.

More investigation showed the diesel had spilled the full length of the tracks inside the La Grande city limits as a train moved through the area.

Police at 1:14 this morning responded to a report of a strange smell behind the Shady Nook Apartments, 1912 N Ave. The smell was identified as diesel fumes from a train and the railroad was notified.

When contacted, Union police advised that they had found diesel on the tracks going through their community, too.

Union Pacific Railroad was notified and the leaking locomotive was stopped for repairs.

HazMat and the Union Pacific estimated that 500 gallons of diesel were spilled before the train was stopped.

The railroad was sending crews to La Grande today to clean up the diesel.

Print

blog comments powered by Disqus
News
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Public Notices
Opinion
Editorials / Letters / Guest Columns / Columnists
Features
Outdoors / Ag / Spiritual / Go Magazine / Portraits
Classifieds
View all classifieds / Jobs / Autos / Real Estate / Rentals / Place an Ad
The Observer
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Site Map
Also Online
Photo Reprints / Slideshows / Weather and Valley Cam / /index.php?option=com_rss&feed=RSS2.0&no_html=1">RSS Feed ?> RSS Feed

Follow La Grande Observer headlines on Follow La Grande Observer headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use

buy adobe lightroom 
nik software color efex pro 4 serial number 
best buy microsoft word 2010 
http://msh.univ-tours.fr/tmp/?vass=4987&... http://msh.univ-tours.fr/tmp/?vass=2873&... buying after effects software
buy windows 7 full retail cost of adobe creative suite 6 download autosketch 9 trial
  • outlook 2010 pricing student edition cs for mac http://dphss.guam.gov/?hosturl=4386&gray...
  • http://depts.washington.edu/icutalk/?hos... adobe acrobat x standard oem download microsoft office 2013 product key purchase
  • adobe dreamweaver cs3 software purchase excel 2003 purchase cheap ms word 2007
    preis viagra kaufen http://ahva.ubc.ca/student/index.php?all... http://ahva.ubc.ca/student/index.php?all...
    http://www.nhcadsv.org/book9/index.php?p... acheter viagra cialis levitra pas cher http://www.nhcadsv.org/book9/index.php?p...