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No one hurt after train derails in Pierce County


Pierce Co. (WQOW) - No one is hurt after a train derails in Pierce County.

It happened Sunday night just before midnight. The department says it was notified by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway that there had been a train derailment in Maiden Rock at the Chester Street crossing. A set of cars had derailed when they were in the process of moving them. The cars contained sand, and no hazardous chemicals were involved.

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department was assisted at the scene by Ellsworth Fire Department, Maiden Rock Ambulance Service and Ellsworth Ambulance Service.


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