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Posted: December 5, 2013 at 5:08 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “No smoke, no fire. It was brake dust.” Oakland Fire Battalion Chief Melinda Drayton on a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train brake malfunction that sent nine to the hospital

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