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Anniversary of Metro-North train derailment on Bridgeport-Fairfield Line looms; first responders share memories

News 12 Connecticut spoke with some emergency responders

News 12 Connecticut spoke with some emergency responders who treated crash victims that day. (May 16, 2014 5:28 PM)

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Saturday marks one year since a Metro-North train derailed and crashed on the Bridgeport-Fairfield Line, injuring dozens.

For first responders, the day was a test of their skills. Fairfield Assistant Fire Chief Scott Bisson was one of the first people on the scene, and says it was probably one of the most overwhelming incidents he's ever responded to in 23 years.

The train was carrying...

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