Morris Haz Mat team called to Dilworth RR spill
A rail car leaked gasoline Monday afternoon east of Dilworth, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway worker spotted the leak, which was reported to dispatchers at 2:31 p.m. about a half-mile east of Dilworth, Bergquist said.
The gas was coming out the top of the car and "pouring right down the side," he said.
The spill was likely caused by expansion of the gasoline when the car warmed up in the sunlight, he said.
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