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No injuries or spills after train derails in southeast Calgary: fire department

Train derailment in southeast Calgary on Tuesday
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CN Rail is cleaning up after a train derailment in southeast Calgary on Tuesday.

The organization said 14 cars went off the tracks at the CN Sarcee Yard in the area of 50 Avenue S.E. and 30 Street S.E. at 7 p.m.

Innes Fraser with the Calgary Fire Department said two conductors were on the train at the time but were uninjured and able to get out safely.

Crews work to clean up after a train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
Crews work to clean up after a train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Global News / Jerry Favero
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Michael King/Global News
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Michael King/Global News
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Michael King/Global News
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Michael King/Global News
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A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Michael King/Global News
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
A train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Michael King/Global News
Crews work to clean up after a train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
Crews work to clean up after a train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Global News / Jerry Favero
Crews work to clean up after a train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
Crews work to clean up after a train derailed in southeast Calgary on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Global News / Jerry Favero

He said the cars were empty and no spills were reported.

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“There are nine cars that are dry cars — they were empty — and there are four cars that are tanker cars, which would be more serious. Those cars were placarded with ‘diesel fuel.’ We’ve since found out it’s just residue in those cars so they’re also empty, and no cars [are] leaking,” Fraser said.

In a statement emailed to Global News on Wednesday, CN said there was no danger to public safety.

“The cause [of the] derailment is under investigation,” the statement read.

The derailment downed several power lines causing some outages. ENMAX attended the scene and was able to restore power.

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The derailment sparked several area road closures along 50 Avenue S.E. and Peigan Trail S.E.

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“CN would like to apologize to the local residents for the inconvenience,” the company added.