D.C.-Bound Train Stopped Because of Respiratory Problems

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    Anne Arundel County, Md., fire officials said a CSX train carrying hazardous materials was stopped after leaving Washington when construction workers performing maintenance work on a rail bridge suffered respiratory problems.

    Anne Arundel County fire spokesman Michael Cox said the train was stopped about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in a nonresidential area of Jessup and hazardous materials team responded to the scene, but there did not appear to be an active leak. Cox said the 98-car train included 14 with hazardous materials, of which four were full and the remaining 10 had residual amounts.

    Cox said the three workers refused medical treatment.