Railroad car catches fire in Powell

Railroad car catches fire in Powell

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Firefighter attacks fire in railroad car, believed to have been caused by railroad ties. Firefighter attacks fire in railroad car, believed to have been caused by railroad ties.

POWELL (WATE) - A train car caught fire Sunday afternoon in Powell while a train was transporting used railroad ties.

According to Knox County Rural Metro, the ties are believed to have caught fire due to a combustive heat.

The ties were being transported for scrap. Firefighters were able to put the railroad car out on scene. That car is being disconnected for investigative purposes.

 

  

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