NTSB Investigating N.Y. Derailment

ONEIDA, N.Y. — The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to the scene of a train derailment and fire that occurred this morning in Oneida, New York.

Around 7:12 a.m., a CSX freight train derailed an unknown number of cars resulting in a significant fire. About 40 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cars were in the consist and several were involved in fire. An evacuation of one-mile around the accident site has been implemented. No injuries have been reported at this time.

NTSB investigator Ted Turpin has been designated Investigator-in-Charge of a 7-member team. Information on the progress of the investigation will be released as it becomes available.

— Special to Railfanning.org News Wire