60,000 Liters of Kerosene Spilled in Fiery Freight Train Collision

Two freight trains collided in Furnitz, Austria, in the early hours of Friday, January 20, spilling approximately 60,000 liters of kerosene, according to local news.

Local news reports said one of the trains, which contained kerosene, burst into flames after the collision occurred.

The Villach fire station said 41 firefighters from 14 different brigades were deployed to the scene.

Both train drivers had minor injuries.

Bernd Riepan, district governor of Villach-Land, told local news that the scene was clear, and the kerosene spill would not affect local drinking water. Credit: Hauptfeuerwache Villach via Storyful

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