(TheRedAlertNews.com) – BREAKING NOW: A train derailment has caused a significant hazmat crisis, and evacuations are underway.
As Fox News notes in “Freight train derailment in Pennsylvania prompts evacuations of nearby residents, businesses“:
“A CSX freight train derailed in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, early Monday, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents and businesses, officials said.
“Multiple train cars derailed just before 5 a.m. in the Plymouth Meeting section of Whitemarsh Township near Flourtown Road, Joshua Road and Stenton Avenue, Whitemarsh Township said in a statement.
“Precautionary evacuations were ordered for those closest to the scene, and officials said that it is not believed that further evacuations will be necessary.
“Officials said there are no reported injuries and no known hazards to the public.” [emphasis added]
Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro issued the following statement:
“My team and I are monitoring the train derailment in Whitemarsh Twp and assisting local first responders. Thank you to the residents taking precautions at the direction of local authorities. I urge you to continue following their instruction.”
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