Train Derailment


HAYS, Kan. (AP) Emergency workers are at the scene of a train derailment in Hays.

Hays Emergency Management Director Terry McCue says at least 40 rail cars derailed in the city early Tuesday, including 20 cars carrying ethanol.

McCue says a fire started after the derailment about 1:20 a.m. but it was confined to the locomotive. The other derailed cars carried freight and cargo.

No injuries were reported.

A mobile home park just south of the derailment was evacuated as a precaution.


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