A train crash late last night forced hundreds of residents
out of their homes for the night.
Crews had to clean up thousands of gallons of diesel
It happened in the town of Slinger.
about 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee.
Canadian National Railway Company says a train was
and hit another train.
In total there are three engines and ten railcars
The engines spilled an estimated five-thousand gallons
of diesel near the tracks.
a concern for local firefighters.
There's flammability involved, obviously contamination
in the soil and what have you, and it gives off a
There was one oil tanker that derailed.
but it didn't leak.
More than one-hundred homes within a half mile radius
were evacuated for the night.
The crash remains under investigation.