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Union Pacific Train Derails, Ethanol Alcohol Rail Tankers Catch Fire, Explode Near Graettinger, Iowa

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office and area firefighters responded about 1:00 a.m. Friday, March 10, 2017 to a train derailment and fire near Graettinger, Iowa — about 160 miles northwest of Des Moines. Residents […]

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Fire/Rescue/EMS Notebook

VIDEO: Des Moines Police Rescue 2 People from Burning SUV in Fatal Crash at Southeast 14th St & Hartford Ave

Des Moines, Iowa police just released dramatic dashcam video that shows officers pulling people out from a burning car rolled on its side during a fatal crash early Sunday, August 28, 2011. Des Moines police […]

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FLOOD WARNING: Dubuque, Iowa Record 10.96″ Rain, Northeast Iowa, Galena, Stockton, Freeport Hit Hard

Severe thunderstorms approaching Rockford, Illinois at 8:10 p.m. Radar showed intense thunderstorms (red) over northeast Iowa and northwest Illinois with backend development from Freeport, Illinois and Stockton, Illinois back to Galena, Illinois and Dubuque. A […]

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Minor Injuries: University of Iowa Football Player Josh Koeppel on Moped Hit Head-On by Pickup Truck Making Left-Turn

University of Iowa football player Josh Koeppel walked away with only a few bumps and bruises after a pickup truck hit his motorcycle, tossing him into the street. University of Iowa senior center Josh Koeppel […]