BREAKING NEWS: Train derails near Bladenboro, forces evacuations
BLADENBORO, NC (WWAY) — According to Bladen County Dispatch a train has derailed near the town of Bladenboro.
According to Capt. Rodney Hester homes between Seaboard Street and Village Street are being evacuated as a precautionary measure, and residents are being sent to Bladenboro Middle School.
Multiple tanker cars overturned in the derailment and it is unclear at this time if they were full and if they are leaking.
WWAY has a team on the scene and is following this breaking news story.
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