Grand Forks responders say precautions in place for major derailment
When the fiery, explosive train derailment near Casselton, N.D., hit national news last month, it left a question in many Grand Forks residents’ minds:
What would we do if it happened here?
A major derailment is unlikely, especially because trains drive much slower while in towns than in rural areas, said Jim Campbell, emergency manager for the city and Grand Forks County.
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