Locomotive burns in Wyoming city, 2 workers treated

April 14, 2018

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A fire heavily damaged a Union Pacific locomotive in Wyoming.

The fire happened Friday near an oilfield services facility in Rock Springs. The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner reports two Union Pacific workers were treated at a hospital for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters used water, dry chemicals and foam to put out the fire and cool the engine.

A Union Pacific team cleaned up diesel fuel that spilled.


Information from: Rock Springs (Wyo.) Rocket-Miner, http://www.rocketminer.com

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