Air 3 over the scene of the train derailment that caught fire.
LOUISIVLLE, KY (WAVE) – A
plan to move two derailed train cars full of chemicals has been approved.
Friday the Emergency Management Agency said they have
come to an agreement with the Unified Command and the removal of the tanks
filled with hydrogen fluoride and butadiene will begin Tuesday at 6 a.m.
During the removal Dixie Highway
from Highway 44 to the Bridge at Salt River will be closed from November 13 at
6 a.m. They have not released how long the road will need to remain closed.
No evacuations or
shelter-in-place orders have been issued at this time, but residents are advised
to be prepared for one if it is necessary.
A cause for the derailment is
still under investigation. The EMA said that have no updates on the workers who
were injured during the incident.