NTSB: Conrail Studied Problems Day Before NJ Crash

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) - Officials say more than 100 southern New Jersey residents will be kept out of their homes for several more days as crews work to clear a hazardous gas that spewed from a ruptured freight train car.

Noting that the hazardous material is still in the area, officials said Sunday that the Paulsboro, N.J. residents won't be able to return to their homes in the 12-block evacuation zone until at least Saturday.

Public schools will be open on Monday, but a day care center and the municipal courts will be closed.

The derailment Friday sent dozens of people to a hospital, but no serious injuries have been reported.


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