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Train Engine Catches Fire, Blocks Traffic

Posted on: 2:45 pm, October 24, 2013, by

LAFLIN — A train caught fire early Thursday in Luzerne County.

The locomotive stopped on the track in Laflin around 2 a.m.

Firefighters used foam to put out the burning engine on the 37-car train.

The train blocked Pittston Avenue while crews cleaned up.

Another engine on the train was able to take it on its way.

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