Freight Train Fire Near Higgins

HIGGINS - A Burlington North Santa Fe locomotive caught fire Sunday morning around 11. 

Higgins Fire Chief, Jason Watson said when his crew arrived on scene about a mile outside of the town of Higgins they saw the engine compartment completely engulfed in flames.

It took them about an hour and a half to fully extinguish the fire.

Officials say there were zero injuries, and none of the cargo on board was damaged.

A BNSF spokesperson said they are still looking into the cause of the fire. 


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