local_news_lynchburg http://wmra.org en Yes, Virginia, That Was Another Earthquake http://wmra.org/post/yes-virginia-was-another-earthquake <p>On May 21 of 2014, a weak earthquake felt at night in Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Louisa, and elsewhere mostly just rattled nerves as the historic <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Virginia_earthquake" target="_blank">2011 Virginia Earthquake</a> leapt to mind. Thu, 22 May 2014 14:23:27 +0000 Terry Ward 40281 at http://wmra.org Yes, Virginia, That Was Another Earthquake Oil Train Crash and 50-Foot Fireball in Lynchburg http://wmra.org/post/oil-train-crash-and-50-foot-fireball-lynchburg <p>The latest fiery oil train incident is in the WMRA area. In downtown Lynchburg, a CSX oil train derailed near the Depot Grille. Towering flames and a column of black smoke prompted a local state of emergency, evacuations, and warnings to avoid the area. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:01:26 +0000 Terry Ward 39258 at http://wmra.org Oil Train Crash and 50-Foot Fireball in Lynchburg