Train spills 3,000 gallons of diesel

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ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. - Police say a freight train leaked 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel late Sunday night.

A KAKE viewer alerted us to the problem near Jackson and South Summit in Arkansas City, reporting a hazmat unit was called. A police lieutenant reported the leak came from the locomotive engine around 11:20 p.m., with no tanker cars rupturing.
Several streets were closed as a precaution, but they were reopened by 1:00 a.m. No one was hurt, and no evacuations were needed.

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