Train Carrying Crude Oil Derails in Mattawamkeag
Authorities tell us 15 Pan Am Railways cars have derailed on Route 2 in Mattawamkeag, the derailment extends all the way to Main Street in Winn, and is blocking off access to that street.
13 of those cars are reported to be crude oil cars. No word if they were full or had any amount of oil inside at the time.
Crews are on the scene now, and the DEP has been called.
We are hearing reports there is a leak at the site, but no word if it's oil, or another fluid leaking and there is no indication of how big the leak is.
Use caution if you have to drive in that area, we'll have more information as it becomes available.