Developing: Train Derailment Prompts Evacuations in Pennsylvania

Posted on AllSides July 17th, 2023
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A 40 car CXS freight train derailed early Monday morning in Pennsylvania prompting a Level 2 hazmat response. As a precaution, homes and businesses in the area are being evacuated. Sources told FOX 29 that 15 to 20 cars believed to be carrying hazardous materials derailed in the area, prompting a Level 2 hazmat response. Police later said the only material leaking out of the train cars was silicone pellets, which pose no threat to the public. Crews are on scene responding to the emergency situation. Police say residents and...

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