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.

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.