Train derailment spills ethanol, shuts Florida's Tampa port

TAMPA, FLORIDA (REUTERS) - A train derailment shut down the Port of Tampa in Florida on Thursday morning after several cars leaked ethanol, according to a report by NBC News. Officials at the port were not immediately available for comment.

Tampa Fire Rescue officials told a local NBC affiliate 15 train cars derailed and three spilled ethanol.

Hazmat crews responded to the derailment around 1am local time, which caused no reported injuries, the report said. The cleanup may take longer than 24 hours.

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