Trainspotter 0 Posted July 7, 2007 Share #1 Posted July 7, 2007 Residents Evacuated After Freight Train Derails In Queens NY1 News Photo by: MustangFan424 Some Queens residents were evacuated from their homes Friday afternoon after a freight train derailed. Three cars of a seven-car freight train came off the track just before 9:30 a.m. near Otto Road and 68th Place in the Glendale section of Queens. According to the FDNY, one of the derailed cars was a tanker carrying propane, but as of Friday evening there was no word that any hazardous material leaked from the train. Officials say the evacuation was just a precautionary measure and residents have since returned to their homes. No injuries were reported. The cause of the incident is under investigation. Train service between Myrtle and Metropolitan Avenue was briefly disrupted. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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