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Train derailment reported at Hager City

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HAGER CITY -- A freight train derailed at 7:20 a.m., Monday in Hager City near the Ralston Purina processing facility, west of Hwy. 35, north of Hwy. 63.

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Nine rail cars carrying 62 containers were knocked over during the derailment.

Of the cars that derailed none were carrying hazardous materials, said Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove said.

No one was injured.

Ralston Purina was closed for the day and 14 homes near the wreck were evacuated.

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