Train fire shuts down crossing in RittmanOctober 17, 2018
A train fire in Rittman Wednesday morning caused no injuries but did cause the closure of the railroad crossing on South Main Street. A gas line ruptured on the train, sparking the fire, at around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to just the trains engine, and cleared the scene around 7 a.m. The South Main Street crossing remains closed until the disabled engine can be cleared, there is no timetable on when it will be reopened.