Time: 0732 hours
Location: 215 Larimer Road, Bell Township, Westmoreland County, PA
Nature: Report of train hitting tractor trailer, not at a crossing.
Units from stations 169, 67, 49, 55, 102, 131 and Team 800 were requested to respond to the incident to mitigate a spill from two 55 gallon drums. One drum contained Xylene and the other Glycol Ether that were ejected from the tractor trailer while the rear of the trailer was in the path of the oncoming train. Other contents of the trailer included Sodium Bromide Brickettes in bagged palletized form. The team contained the drums within overpack containers and mitigated the spills that were contained within the railroad ballast and adjoining roadway. Fire department provided fire suppression and assistance with booms and pads at the site.