The train was able to get moving again and the girls arrived in Savannah safely overnight. Amtrak officials said they stopped the train to inspect the track and get information on the fire. Glad everything worked out!
Friday, March 25, 2011
Girl Scouts Stuck On Train Arrive Safe
Orlando's WESH 2 News reports that a wildfire had a troop of Seminole County Girl Scouts stuck on a train late Thursday. The troop picked up the train in Sanford and was on its way to Savannah, but the train stopped in the middle of a forest in Jesup. The 8-mile-long brush fire was burning near the tracks , authorities said.