Hazmat alert called after freight train derails on South Side

April 7, 2013 8:15:57 PM PDT
There was a train derailment on Chicago's South Side Sunday afternoon.

Six cars derailed from the freight train in Calumet Heights, off 95th Street and Jeffrey Boulevard. Four of the cars were carrying ethanol.

A hazmat alert was called but Chicago firefighters quickly secured the area and there were no leaks.

Illinois Railroad will now clean up the area, which could take up to two days.

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