MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
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Prince George’s County Firefighter/Medics and the Departments Hazardous Materials Team were alerted at around 2:30 am, Thursday, May 1, 2014 that a CSX train carrying a reported 8,000 tons of coal had some cars leave the track. Fire/EMS units arrived to the scene not far from the Brady Building at Old Annapolis Road and Laurel Bowie Road in Bowie and confirmed that 3 locomotives and 10 cars had left the tracks but were still upright, not overturned. The 3 employees on the train were accounted for and were not injured.