Multiple crews responded when a a BNSF freight train derailed in Anacortes, Washington shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
The derailment reportedly occurred on the Swinomish Reservation near the Swinomish Casino and Lodge on Fidalgo Island.
5,000 gallons of diesel spilled as a result of the derailment, according to the Washington Department of Ecology.
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Two locomotives overturned and the majority of the spill was contained within a berm.
🚨#BREAKING: Over 5,000 gallons of diesel has spilled after a BNSF freight train derailed ⁰⁰📌#Anacortes | #Washington
Multiple agencies and hazmat have respond to a BNSF freight train derailment in Anacortes, WA around midnight, releasing about 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel.… https://t.co/6gK283hDnm pic.twitter.com/NHXHxEuOPx
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