Downtown Shreveport train derailment

SHREVEPORT, La. -  A train derailed in Downtown Shreveport Sunday.

The Shreveport Fire Department tells KTBS that shortly after 3:00 p.m. a train derailed behind the Holiday Inn on the 100 block of Lake Street.  

The department says the train was not carrying anything that might pose a threat to the community or the environment.

After a short investigation, firefighters placed the situation under control and returned back to service. 

No injuries were reported.

The fire department adds that train company will be responsible for setting the trains upright. They did not have a time frame on when the train would be set upright.


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