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Video stills show ore dust billowing from a train at Moonyoonooka last Tuesday.
Video stills show ore dust billowing from a train at Moonyoonooka last Tuesday.

Health fears have been raised around iron ore transport in the Mid West.

A Moonyoonooka family shot a video showing huge clouds of dust billowing from railway ore wagons passing near their homes.

Quentin Treasure, who farms with his sons Warren and Daniel, said their houses had been gradually coating with dark grey dust but they only realised the problem last week.

“We saw what we thought at first was smoke from a locomotive that must be on fire,” Mr Treasure said.

Full story in today's print edition.