Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Local News

June 10, 2014

Train leaking oil, possible spill, in McDowell County

NORTHFORK —  A locomotive that blew a crank case is now leaking oil in McDowell County, according to spokesman for Norfolk Southern.

The train was delayed but is not impacting any other trains, NS spokesman Robin Chapman said.

According to a dispatcher at McDowell County 911, the Welch Fire Department, Kimball Fire Department and Northfork Fire Department are on scene to help clean up the oil going into the water.

More information will published as it becomes available.

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