Fire rescue crews investigate train derailment in Murfreesboro

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The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department responded to a train derailment Saturday evening involving tank cars with propane. PHOTO: MFRD

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department responded to a train derailment Saturday evening involving tank cars with propane.

According to MFRD, two tank cars loaded with propane overturned on General Mills Drive in south Murfreesboro.

MFRD’s Haz Mat team and CSX employees determined there were no leaks and found no immediate danger to the public.

Crews were on the scene until 3 a.m. Sunday working to clear the tracks. CSX safely got the train cars upright and moved out. The tracks are back in service.

No injuries were reported. 

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