PERRY, Okla. — A train derailed around 11 a.m. about five miles north of Perry in Noble County Thursday.
Authorities said the train may have been carrying hazardous materials but have not confirmed what chemicals, if any, are on board.
No injuries have been reported so far.
This is the second reported trail derailment in Perry in the last two years.
A BNSF train carrying fertilizer derailed in Perry in January 2011 causing the cars to spill the hazardous material.
Authorities said the train tracks were damaged in the accident and parts had to be replaced.
Residents were evacuated in the area but officials later determined the leak was not a danger to the community.
Perry is about 80 miles west of Tulsa.
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