WOSU News Archives For: July 11, 2012

Train Derailment And Explosion Lead To Evacuations, Two Injuries

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A fire burns near the Ohio State Fairgrounds after a train car carrying ethanol exploded early Wednesday morning. The fire forced the evacuation of homes within a mile radius of the derailment.
5:16AM
July
11, 2012

A fire official says a freight train carrying ethanol derailed and several cars burst into flames in north Columbus early Wednesday morning.

Late June Storms Likely To Cost Power Customers, Just Like Ike

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A late June storm topples a tree in Gahanna.
5:00AM
July
11, 2012

American Electric Power is finishing up its work restoring power to the few remaining customers who lost it during the June 29th storm. Now comes the task of totaling what the storm cost AEP, and who is going pay for it. WOSU reports the utility likely will ask its customers to pay much of the tab.