First responders clean up scene following train derailment in Boone

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UPDATE: The Boone Fire Department has released more information about a train derailment Saturday night.

They tell Local 5 News that around 11:00 pm, natural gas crews were able to isolate the natural gas line.

They said several of the railcars were empty.

BOONE — Boone County Dispatch was called to a train derailment in Boone just before 6:00 p.m. Saturday. No injuries have been reported.

The derailment happened near 1111 8th Street. The Hy-Vee store at that location was evacuated.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office, Boone Fire Department, Union Pacific, and Alliant Energy are currently on the scene.

This story is developing and will be updated.

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