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Train derails, crashes into home and causes fire

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Posted at 10:31 AM, Aug 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 13:44:47-04

A train derailed and crashed into a home, leading to a fire, early Wednesday morning in Hyndman, Pennsylvania.

An evacuation shelter has been set up for area residents at the Hyndman Charter School. NTSB is sending a team to investigate the derailment.

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency director has activated the Commonwealth Response Coordination Center to respond to the incident.