Train cars derail

CONNELL, WA- Four train cars went off track Sunday evening in Connell.

Gus Melonas, a spokesman for BNSF tells NBC Right Now that the rail cars were postponed on a industrial track when a short line operator went to pick them up.

Around 5:15 p.m. four cars derailed in the process, three filled with liquefied petroleum gas and a fourth that was empty. This blocked off the railroad crossings at Adams St and Clark St.

BNSF is currently on scene doing a routine derailment response using cranes to get them back on track. They expect to have it finished by 2 a.m. Monday morning.

No one was injured in the incident and we're told the materials that spilled are not considered hazardous. 

BNSF is still investigating. 

Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist

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