Train incident and explosion reported in southern Indiana, emergency response underway

Homes and businesses remain under mandatory evacuations

Posted: Mon Jun 18 09:13:47 PDT 2018
Updated: Mon Jun 18 09:13:47 PDT 2018

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derailment in princeton. the gibson county sheriff's office ordered the evacuation of some 60 to 70 homes and businesses. and a fire there continues to burn at this hour. c-s-x railroad confimrs that 23 railcars were derailed. five of those railcars contained propane. c-s-x and local firefighters say they're monitoring two propane railcars and two railcars that carried frozen food. those four cars are the ones that caught fire. no one was hurt. the derailment impacted no water ways. u.s. 41 continues to be closed between princeton and fort branch. if you work at toyota, the indiana state police post in jasper posted a detour you can take on their twitter page. we now know exactly when a vigo county
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