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Firefighters respond to engine fire

Early Monday morning, Jan. 31, the New Rockford Fire Department was dispatched to the 8th Street South railroad crossing to intercept a BNSF train locomotive that had caught fire.

According to a press release from New Rockford Fire Chief Todd Allmaras, the train was approximately 15 miles southeast of New Rockford when the report first arrived. With no hazardous or flammable freight on board, a...

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