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St. Landry Parish Train Derailment | 101 Homes Evacuated | 30 checked into shelters | 4 Seeking Shelter #Louisiana


Published on Aug 4, 2013

Evacuation Area
As of 22:13 101 homes have been evacuated and 30 families have checked into the evacuation check point, and four are looking for shelter.

The train that derailed in Lawtell is leaking chemicals and at least one of two cars carrying a hazardous

chemical, vinyl chrloride, is damaged.

St. Landry Parish Train Derailment