Tuscaloosa County Sheriff: No oil spilled in Monday's train derailment near Buhl
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say no oil was spilled in the derailment of a train carrying petroleum through Tuscaloosa. Seven tankers were among the rail cars that went off the tracks on Monday afternoon in the Buhl area. A spokesman for the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office says no oil was spilled, but area residents were evacuated from their homes for about 90 minutes as a precaution. Federal safety officials will investigate the cause of the accident.