BREAKING NEWS: Part of Castleberry evacuated after train derails
Published 7:56 pm Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Hazmat crews were on the way to Conecuh County Tuesday afternoon after a train derailment sparked an evacuation of homes and businesses within a half-mile of downtown Castleberry.
No one was injured, officials said, but a flammable chemical called phenol was likely leaking from one or more of the train cars.
CSX officials were also on their way to the scene.
For more information, see Wednesday's edition of The Brewton Standard.