Union Pacific : Largest-Ever Louisiana Hazmat Class Kindles Growth in Firefighters

Thanks to extensive outreach efforts, firefighters from 22 fire districts and departments received hazardous materials (hazmat) response training i...

April 7, 2022
9:26 AM

Thanks to extensive outreach efforts, firefighters from 22 fire districts and departments received hazardous materials (hazmat) response training in Union Pacific's largest-ever class of its kind in central Louisiana. Subscribe to Inside Track "We're excited to be building community relationships," said Tom Robinson, manager-Hazardous Materials, Supply Chain. "There's a lot we can do to support local emergency responders." More than 230 firefighters and first responders from Rapides Parish, Louisiana, gained hands-on experience on real-life equipment during the day-long "Railroading 101" class.

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