Chattanooga: Train cars roll off track on top of a propane tank, causing leak

Chattanooga: Train cars roll off track on top of a propane tank, causing leak

February 7th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Emergency officials are on the scene where some train cars have come off the track at DeButts yard.

Emergency officials are on the scene where some...

Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Times Free Press.

The Chattanooga Fire Department is on scene of a liquid petroleum spill that was caused when a train car derailed early this morning, according to a fire department official.

The leak occurred when a liquid petroleum tank being carried by a derailed car landed on its gas intake switch, an official said.

A fire department official said there are no injuries from the incident and that cleanup efforts are under way.