Posted BY: RM | NwoReport
At least 25 cars on a train traveling through Montana derailed Sunday morning, spilling out contents into the area and a local body of water.
The derailment occurred around 9 am in Sanders County, a rural area located roughly 250 miles northwest of Butte.
First responders reported to the scene immediately and told local outlets there was no threat to the public, however, it’s unknown what the cars were carrying.
The latest incident comes after recent train derailments in Minnesota, Ohio, and South Dakota, each carrying hazardous materials that have caused safety concerns.
According to the Federal Railroad Administration, there were some 1,164 train derailments in 2022. On average, the country experiences roughly three derailments per day.