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Local News, News | Mar 12, 2007

Report: Train Tanker Explodes in Central New York

Emergency crews are responding to an explosion in a central New York community.
According to WKTV TV in Utica, a train tanker containing liquefied gas exploded around seven this morning near Wampsville in Madison County, about 20 miles east of Syracuse.
There’s no immediate word of any injuries. No other details are available at this time.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Local News, News | Mar 12, 2007

Newark Fireman Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Authorities say an off-duty Newark firefighter died in a motorcycle accident.
Authorities say Reinaldo Martinez Junior was leading a group of bikers through Branch Brook Park when a car made an illegal U-turn into his bike.
The 25-year-old had been a firefighter for little more than 5 years.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)