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Union Station Fire

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:59 am
by Super Chief
WGN reports a fully envolved locomotive fire last night at CUS. Picture taken from another train looks to be a Charger engulfed in flames. There calling it a Metra BNSF locomotive. Chicago Fire had their hands full ventilating the station of smoke. Fire was considered extinquished at 6:45 pm.

Re: Union Station Fire

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:32 am
by NSSD70ACe
Super Chief wrote:WGN reports a fully envolved locomotive fire last night at CUS. Picture taken from another train looks to be a Charger engulfed in flames. There calling it a Metra BNSF locomotive. Chicago Fire had their hands full ventilating the station of smoke. Fire was considered extinquished at 6:45 pm.


Wasn’t a charger. Metra F40PHM-2 #210. Looks like it was the A/C unit above the cab.

Re: Union Station Fire

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:35 am
by Super Chief
Thanks for the clarification the media works in mysterious ways?

Re: Union Station Fire

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:18 am
by NSSD70ACe
Photo by Steve Sadowski, passenger

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Re: Union Station Fire

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:21 am
by Robertrains
:evil: OH MAN!!!! :evil: I hope they "Restore" it!!!! :shock: WOW!!!! :shock: This post however should not be in "Michigan Talk!!!!" :?

Re: Union Station Fire

Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:36 pm
by NS3322
Robertrains wrote:This post however should not be in "Michigan Talk!!!!"[/color] :?


Agreed! I thought a station in Michigan had caught on fire. This should be moved to the Illinois Talk.