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Poland Freight Train Collision and Inferno


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What: PKP state Freight train
Where: Bialystok Poland
When: November 11, 2010 5:30
Who: 2 injured, an engine drive and another PKP railway employee
Why: A freight train with one gas car collided with a train pulling cars of diesel or oil resulting in a large explosion. Two tanks exploded. 17 of 33 oil tanks caught fire.

The smoke and fire threatened other trains carrying combustibles and was difficult to fight, but apparently poses no threat to nearby residential properties. Forty firefighters worked to put out the fire.