2015 - March, Deployment, RR Hazmat (Bakken Crude), Galena/JoDaviess County

Train derailment with fire
Train derailment with fire
Carbon cloud being emitted from the fire
Assets organizing in the staging area
IL-IMT PSC Dennis Bingheim providing the morning brief.
IL-IMT members on the left are Joe Kelley and Gene Ryan.
2015 - March, Deployment, RR Hazmat (Bakken Crude), Galena/JoDaviess County
2015 - March, Deployment, RR Hazmat (Bakken Crude), Galena/JoDaviess County
Scene approximately 4 days after the incident started

JoDaviess County EMA notified the State Emergency Operations Center that they would like to have 3 postions filled by the State IMT team.  The incident was a train derailment located south of Galena in rural JoDaviess County.  The derailment caused train cars carrying Bakken Crude to catch fire but no oil leaked into the Mississippi River.

2015 - Galesburg RR Hazmat

2015 Galesburg RR Hazmat Derailement
2015 Galesburg RR Hazmat Derailement
2015 Galesburg RR Hazmat Derailement
2015 Galesburg RR Hazmat Derailement
2015 Galesburg RR Hazmat Derailement
2015 Galesburg RR Hazmat Derailement
OPS Briefing
2015 Galesburg RR Hazmat Derailement