The fire in Gibson County, which resulted from a train derailment, has burned itself out.
The fire has burned itself out at the train derailment scene in Princeton. Crews are now working to clean up the scene, as well as get train traffic up and going again. This is what the scene looks like today. #EWNLocal pic.twitter.com/K9Wm5tNPQX— Cameron Witte (@CamBehindTheCam) June 19, 2018
CSX continues to work with local, state, and federal officials at the site of Sunday evening’s train derailment in Gibson County.
Crews have made significant progress removing damaged, derailed cars and cleaning up debris.
CSX says its specialists will safely extinguish the remaining propane fire Tuesday, along with the fire department.
Track repairs are also being made in the area.
There is no timeline for the clean-up work, but work is being done around the clock to finish everything as safely as possible.
Residents and businesses affected by the evacuation order can click here to submit inconvenience expenses associated with the evacuation.
Residents must submit the following to complete the reimbursement application:
- Driver’s license or other identification
- Proof of residency (current utility bill)
- Receipts for expenses (hotel bill, food receipt)
- Proof of lost earnings (note from employer)
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(This story was originally published on June 19, 2018)