BREAKING: Train derailment in Florida, Hazmat teams deployed

Feb 28, 2023 | Political News

A trail derailed in Manatee County, Florida on Tuesday, causing five cars to overturn.

According to WFLA, the trains were transporting rocks, metal sheets, and at least one cart contained propane. 

No evacuations were ordered. Hazmat teams have been deployed.

Fox13 reports that the scene is at 7155 16th Street East. 

WTSP reports that, “Spokesperson Bill Logan stressed no one was hurt in the derailment and there are no known leaks. It will take time to get crews to siphon the propane cars to clean up the scene, he added.”

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.