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Train catches fire, blocks road near downtown Wake Forest

Posted December 12, 2014

A CSX train caught fire and came to a stop late Friday morning near downtown Wake Forest, officials said.
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— A CSX train caught fire and came to a stop late Friday morning near downtown Wake Forest, officials said.

The train was blocking access to the Public Works Operation Center, at 234 Friendship Chapel Road. It is not expected to move for several hours, authorities said.

No other information about the cause of the fire has been released.

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  • btneast Dec 12, 2014

    In the middle of the day a train catches fire? Something does NOT add up here. LOL....doesn't sound fishy to me.......mechanical malfunction can easily result in an electrical fire.

  • Eq Videri Dec 12, 2014
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    The engine, or a car?

  • Obama-in-2016 Dec 12, 2014

    In the middle of the day a train catches fire? Something does NOT add up here.