CSX train derails in Downtown Florence

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - A number of streets were temporarily blocked in Downtown Florence following a train derailment early Friday afternoon.

Maj. Carlos Raines, spokesman for the Florence Police Department, said the CSX train derailed shortly before 1 p.m. He called the derailment a "minor" occurance.

A number of streets in Florence were temporarily closed to traffic as crews tended to the derailment. Raines said traffic is now moving steadily through the affected areas.

No injuries were reported.

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