55 car freight train carrying iron ore derails in Mojave Desert – San Bernardino Sun

A freight train carrying iron ore derailed in a remote area of the Mojave Desert on Monday but there were no injuries, authorities said.

San Bernardino County Fire said in a tweet that 55 cars and two locomotives derailed with a minor fuel leak being addressed by HazMat.

“No current threat to the area,” the tweet said.

The derailment site was in the Mojave National Preserve near Kelso Depot.

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