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John M. Steiner / The Sun With trains hauling cargo like Bakken crude oil, coal and other hazardous material through Jamestown each day, local emergency response agencies have a general plan in place to respond to any incident that could arise from a train crash.

Emergency plan; Officials have general one for incidents like Casselton train derailment

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Jamestown Fire Chief Jim Ruether, along with Stutsman County Emergency Manager Jerry Bergquist and Jamestown Chief of Police Scott Edinger, said a train crash near Casselton Monday will probably lead to more hazardous material and locomotive training.


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