(4-2-23) It is fast becoming a daily event of major train derailments across the US. This morning it happened in Paradise,Montana.

According to the Sanders County Sheriff’s Office, around 9:20 a.m. this morning, they received a report of 25 cars that derailed across the river from Quinn’s Resort between mile marker 19 and 20 on Highway 135.

The Sheriff’s Office said there are no hazardous materials on the cars, although they are not aware of what was in those cars…most were filled with products such as canned food products and clay. One car was a refrigerated car, but it is unclear if any materials were in the car at the time of the derailment.

Some of the cars appeared to be empty.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, there is powder seen coming from some of the cars. It’s believed that powder is made of clay.

The Federal Government response so far has been this on twitter –