News Update!!: San Bernardino, CA: Latest Information: Freight train derailment involving several tanker cars.

News Update!!: San Bernardino, CA: Latest Information: Freight train derailment involving several tanker cars.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding a freight train derailment involving several tanker cars that occurred in San Bernardino, California on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018.

** As of 7:00pm PT: **

** Picture from CBS affiliate KCBS Channel 2: **

Authorities say the leaks from 2 of the tanker cars have been mitigated and substances positively identified with no threat to the community.

Hazmat crews were able to stop the tanks that leaked fluids.

San Bernardino Police Department said there was no immediate threat to the area, but a FedEx distribution center and a HP facility nearby were evacuated as a precaution.

The evacuation orders have since been lifted.

Authorities also say between 13 and 15 tanker cars were involved in the derailment.

Nearby Glen Helen Parkway is back open to public traffic well Cajon Boulevard is open to employees and residents only due to emergency equipment apparatus along the boulevard.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway officials said about 100 trains go through the area a day, and shortly after the derailment, all trains were temporarily stopped.

In regards to passenger train service along this route where the derailment occurred, Amtrak hasn’t posted any alert on their website or social media pages, but customer service agents with Amtrak say Southwest Chief train service from Los Angeles to Victorville was affected by this derailment, and passengers will be bused from Los Angeles to Victorville or Barstow where passengers will be able to catch the train from their ride eastbound towards Chicago.

** As of 11:00am PT: **

** Picture from ABC affiliate KABC Channel 7: **

A freight train derailment involving at least 13 tanker cars occurred near the 7200 block of Cajon Boulevard near Devore Boulevard in San Bernardino, California prompting evacuations.

The train derailment happed before 10:00am PT on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018.

Hazmat crews are there at the site of the derailment.

According to San Bernardino Police Department, surrounding buildings have been evacuations as a precaution.

At this moment, there have been no reported injuries.

Cajon Boulevard was closed north and south of the derailment.

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