GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The derailment of a cargo train near Baltimore, MD raises concerns about the safety of CSX trains which roll through South Mississippi several times a day.
The train accident in Maryland involved some chemical carrying tankers.
There was also an explosion and subsequent fire after the freight train collided with a garbage truck.
Steve Phillips is talking with first responders about train safety. What are their biggest fears? And what types of hazardous chemicals are transported by rail through South Mississippi?