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November 2, 2012
Brian Bohannon photo

Jerald Gupton, a representative with Paducah & Louisville Railroad speaks during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at the command center at Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Station # 7 on Dixie Highway in southwest Louisville, Ky. Behind Gupton is Doug Hamilton, director of Louisville and Jefferson County Emergency Management and PRP Fire Chief Vincent Smith. A Paducah & Louisville Railway train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed just after 6 a.m. EDT Monday. A leak of a potentially explosive material was contained, but authorities say three workers were severely burned in a fire that erupted while contractors were removing debris from the train Thursday in southwest Louisville.