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BNSF firefighting trains help stop wildfires in their tracks

Our trains operate across much of the West, where drought conditions and high winds are common, so we can expect – and plan for – wildfires on or near our tracks. Although we take steps to prevent fires, they can and do occur, from lightning strikes, trespassers or other sources. The sooner we put them out, the sooner train service can resume and the damages to property – ours and our neighbors’ – can be minimized.

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Artificial Intelligence: A look at how BNSF creates a safer, smarter railroad

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BNSF takes on Avalanche Alley

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BNSF on the Front Line of First Responder Training

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