CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A train derailed in Chesapeake on Monday afternoon.
According to Chesapeake Fire Department officials, crews were dispatched just after 4 p.m. in the South Norfolk section of the city.
Officials say Engine Company 1 arrived in the area of Priority Lane and Truxton Street, where six hopper cars loaded with grain jumped the track and damaged several utility poles.
There were no injuries reported and no hazardous materials were released during the incident.
The hopper cars are owned by CSX and operate on the Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line. Traffic was detoured as crews investigated and worked to remove the cars.
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