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Train carrying ethanol derails in Spartanburg

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July 25, 2014 | WYFF | SPARTANBURG, S.C. —A train derailment sent fire and hazardous materials crews to work in Spartanburg Friday morning. The derailment happened near Brawley Street, between Highway 29 and 221.

According to Gary Sease, a spokesman with CSX Railroad, the derailment occurred at 1:50 a.m. Sease said four cars derailed, three of which contain ethanol. Two of those cars were off the track on their side, and one of the four cars was filled with sand, according to Spartanburg Fire Chief Marion Blackwell.

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