Posted on 08/26/2014, 10:58 am, by mySteinbach

On August 26, 2014, at approximately 7:30am, Emerson RCMP responded to a train derailment near 5th Street East and Taylor Avenue in Emerson, Manitoba. Local fire departments also responded.

When police arrived on scene, two cars were derailed. The cars contain unscented propane, though no leaks were detected.

RCMP report no fire or injuries connected to this incident. Approximately 40 people who live within 100 metres of the site are were evacuated as a precaution.