Train derails prompting evacuations in San Bernardino

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – More than a dozen tanker cars rolled over after a train derailed in San Bernardino Tuesday morning, officials said.

No injuries were reported after a train derailed in San Bernardino around 9:30 a.m., officials said. The incident occurred in the 7200 block of  Cajon Boulevard, according to the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

Twelve to 14 tanker cars rolled over and three were leaking gas and an alcohol-based liquid, KTLA reported. San Bernardino police officials evacuated a nearby building as a precaution.

Hazardous materials crews determined the derailment and the leaking fluid did not pose any danger.

Cajon Boulevard in the area was closed during the investigation.

“There is no immediate threat to the area, this is for safety only at this point,” city officials tweeted. No injuries were reported.

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