Ohio Residents Seek Answers After Train Derailment and Burning Chemicals

Residents of East Palestine, Ohio are demanding answers after a train derailed and released toxic chemicals into the air last week. The incident forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes and businesses in the area.

At a meeting this week, anxious residents expressed their doubts about safety and asked why the train was carrying hazardous materials in the first place.

It has since been revealed that the train had broken down days before the derailment, but the crew had not reported the issue.

The incident has also sparked criticism from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, who questioned why the train’s cargo was not disclosed. In response, Congressman Tim Ryan has called for an investigation into the incident.

Emergency managers have also come under fire for making key errors in the aftermath of the derailment.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing and residents are hoping for answers soon.