Train derails in Pennsylvania, sends several cars into Lehigh River

 Crews are working to clean up a train derailment in Pennsylvania that sent several cars into the Lehigh River.

It happened Saturday morning in Northampton County's Lower Saucon Township, firefighters and county officials announced on Facebook. In the pictures, box and tanker cars are seen derailing.

"There are currently no evacuations, no injuries, and no leaks from any containers," Northampton County said, asking people to stay away from the site and allow first responders to do their work.

Northampton County Emergency Management, Lehigh County Hazmat and Nancy Run Fire Company are at the scene near Riverside Drive.

Northampton County says the train belongs to Norfolk Southern. Company employees are conducting the evaluation on site.

According to CBS News Philadelphia reporting, Norfolk Southern had several derailments last year, the most notable of which was one in Ohio, "when 38 cars of a 151-car train carrying hazardous materials derailed and “12 others caught fire.”

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Norfolk Southern said in a statement to Fox News Digital that it responded to the incident near Bethlehem and "appreciates the quick, professional response of local emergency agencies." Crews and contractors are developing a cleanup plan at the derailment site.

A corporate fact sheet from Norfolk Southern states that the company has "the most extensive intermodal franchise in the East" and ships more than 2,900 items for its customers. The company also says it is "the largest rail shipper of metals in North America."

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