Weyauwega, Wi Noah talks to Judy Wiesman (WIS-man), the mayor of Weyauwega (wy-uh-WEE-guh), Wisconsin about a train accident in the town. On Monday, 35 cars of a Wisconsin Central Ltd. train derailed. Propane from the cars ignited and caused a fire that destroyed a feed mill and continues to burn. Weyauwega residents who were evacuated may have to stay away from their homes for as long as three weeks before the danger of fire has passed.
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Noah talks to Judy Wiesman (WIS-man), the mayor of Weyauwega (wy-uh-WEE-guh), Wisconsin about a train accident in the town. On Monday, 35 cars of a Wisconsin Central Ltd. train derailed. Propane from the cars ignited and caused a fire that destroyed a feed mill and continues to burn. Weyauwega residents who were evacuated may have to stay away from their homes for as long as three weeks before the danger of fire has passed.