LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Longview emergency crews responded to a train derailment overnight.
Officials say the derailment happened just after 12:30 am Sunday on Gumsprings road near Cotton street and Eastman road in Longview.
Authorities say a Burlington train was switching cars when two tank cars derailed. One was carrying diesel fuel which did not spill, while the second car spilled a small amount of tar.
Officials say there was no danger to the public. Longview fire officials responded to the scene and railroad workers remain on the scene at this hour.