CHESAPEAKE, Va. — The Chesapeake Fire Department is working to clear a train that derailed in the South Norfolk section of the city Monday afternoon.
The derailment happened in the area of Priority Lane and Truxton Street. The Chesapeake Fire Department responded shortly after 4 p.m. after someone called about it.
The fire department said six hopper cars loaded with grain jumped the track, resulting in several utility poles being damaged.
No one was hurt and no hazardous materials were released.
Traffic was detoured as crews investigated what happened and worked to remove the cars.
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