Carbon County school to be closed Monday due to train derailment

NESQUEHONING, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- First responders in Carbon County, Pennsylvania have quite the mess to clean up after a train derailed Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say four train cars derailed near North Mermon Avenue and East Mill Street.

One of the cars was said to be leaking a plastic-like substance.

No injuries have been reported.

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First responders in Carbon County, Pennsylvania have quite the mess to clean up after a train derailed Sunday afternoon.



Officials at the scene say one of the axles came loose from the railroad track as the train was traveling eastbound.

Nearby Panther Valley Elementary School will be closed on Monday because the derailment is impacting traffic.
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