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A Norfolk Southern Railroad train derailed in Noble County Tuesday.

An evacuation order near the Noble County train derailment has been lifted, according to the Noble County Emergency Management Agency.

The evacuation was lifted at 9 a.m. today.

Evacuees have been offered the opportunity to have the air inside their homes tested for sulfur compounds, according to Robert Elstro, a spokesman for the unified command center overseeing the clean-up operation northwest of Ligonier.

All fires at the Noble County derailment were extinguished Wednesday night,

Norfolk Southern has continued testing for air and water quality in the area, Elstro said.

Norfolk Southern said Wednesday that they hope to make final repairs to the track and reopen the train line sometime today.

The derailment occurred early Tuesday morning north of C.R. 950 North and C.R. 1100 West, causing a chemical spill and a fire.

 

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