Firefighters extinguish locomotive blaze in Council Bluffs


December 22nd, 2011 by Ric Hanson

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Firefighters have extinguished a fire on a train locomotive near Council Bluffs. Crews from fire departments in Council Bluffs and Crescent responded to the blaze Wednesday night north of Council Bluffs. Firefighters used foam to contain the flames that were inside the locomotive. It took about 90 minutes to extinguish the fire. The investigation into the cause of the fire is continuing.