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Train derailed west of Gillsville Sunday night
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Crews from Norfolk Southern and Hulcher Services work the scene of a train derailment Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, along Allen Lane west of Gillsville. - photo by Scott Rogers

A train derailed Sunday night in northeast Hall County.

No one was injured and no hazardous materials were released in the incident reported at about 8:40 p.m. Dec. 9 west of Gillsville, according to Hall County Fire Services.

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A Norfolk Southern train derailed Sunday night along Allen Lane west of Gillsville. - photo by Scott Rogers

Multiple bi- and tri-level cargo cars were derailed.The fire department cleared the scene.

“Norfolk Southern has retained control (of) the incident and will be working to mitigate the issue,” Capt. Zachary Brackett wrote in an email Sunday night.

Brackett said Monday that the train cars were empty when they derailed. The cars were designed to carry vehicles, he said.

Norfolk Southern did not respond to requests for comment.

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Crews from Norfolk Southern and Hulcher Services attempt to get a train engine wheel back on the track Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, along Allen Lane west of Gillsville. Multiple bi- and tri-level cargo cars were derailed Sunday night, but no one was injured and no hazardous materials were released in the incident according to Hall County Fire Services. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Crews from Norfolk Southern and Hulcher Services pull up a section of track Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, along Allen Lane west of Gillsville following a train derailement Sunday night. Multiple bi- and tri-level cargo cars were derailed, but no one was injured and no hazardous materials were released in the incident according to Hall County Fire Services. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Crews from Norfolk Southern and Hulcher Services work the scene of a train derailment Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, along Allen Lane west of Gillsville. Multiple bi- and tri-level cargo cars were derailed, but no one was injured and no hazardous materials were released in the incident according to Hall County Fire Services. - photo by Scott Rogers
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