Giles Co.: Hazmat team responds to train derailment; no injuries reported


GILES Co., Va. (WSET) – Roanoke Regional Hazmat teams are at the scene of a train derailment in Giles County.

The Giles County Sheriff’s Office received the call about the accident at 3132 Eggleston River Rd. Monday, at 8:32 a.m..

No injuries have been reported so far, according to sheriff’s office.

There are officers on scene and fire departments from Pembroke and Eggleston are also assisting.

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