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Train cars derail, spark small brush fire on Milwaukee’s far northwest side

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee firefighters were called out to the scene of a train derailment that happened on the city’s far northwest side on Monday afternoon, April 24th.

Officials said two rail cars derailed from the track near 107th and Brown Deer Road — and a small brush fire was sparked because of it. The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived on the scene.


Officials said the train was not carrying hazardous materials and nobody was hurt.

The fire department left the scene — and Milwaukee police were monitoring the situation.

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