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.
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.