Hazmat team responds to train derailment

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SHELBY COUNTY, Ind (WEHT)– Several train cars were derailed on Thursday in Shelby County. Eight of the train cars were carrying cooking oil and plastic pellets.

Indiana Homeland Security’s hazmat team responded to a train derailment. It happened near the intersection of Railroad Street and North Division Road in Fountaintown.

Power was knocked out for several homes in the area, but no one was reported hurt. It is unclear what caused the derailment.

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