A train has derailed south of Brooks.

Monday afternoon (Feb. 5), RCMP received a report of fire caused by a train derailment near Highway 873 (7 Street East) and Range Road 142.

No injuries have been reported so far.

According to police, 17 cars carrying 34 sea cans with various products left the tracks.

Mounties remain on scene, redirecting traffic in the area.

CP police will further the investigation once they arrive.

Road closures between Highway 1A and 7 Street East and Highway 1A and Range Road 142 are expected to be in place for some time.

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