A train derailment just southeast of Carlisle has closed parts of Highway 5.The derailment happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday night. First responders were on the scene moments after it happened. No word from officials on any injuries. Highway 5 is closed from S 23 Highway up north toward Carlisle. Officials tell KCCI the train was traveling south, but they don’t know what caused the derailment. The train was carrying salt and lumber that the Iowa Department of Transportation uses to clear the roads during the winter. Warren County Emergency Management tells KCCI Carlisle, Hartford, and other nearby residents don’t have anything to worry about due to this derailment.This is a developing story. Stay with KCCI 8 News for the latest developments.

A train derailment just southeast of Carlisle has closed parts of Highway 5.

The derailment happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday night.

First responders were on the scene moments after it happened.

No word from officials on any injuries.

Highway 5 is closed from S 23 Highway up north toward Carlisle.

Officials tell KCCI the train was traveling south, but they don’t know what caused the derailment.

The train was carrying salt and lumber that the Iowa Department of Transportation uses to clear the roads during the winter.

Warren County Emergency Management tells KCCI Carlisle, Hartford, and other nearby residents don’t have anything to worry about due to this derailment.

This is a developing story. Stay with KCCI 8 News for the latest developments.

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