Train derailed Wednesday near Ludlow spilling flammable liquid

Train derailed Wednesday near Ludlow spilling flammable liquid

Taylor Martinez

A train derailed Wednesday near Ludlow, approximately 50 miles east of Barstow, leaving Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company crews and San Bernardino County Fire crews with a big clean up.

The derailment involved 25-30 BNSF cargo railcars. One of the railcars was carrying a flammable liquid, but hazmat crews quickly arrived on scene.

No one was injured and traffic on Interstate-40 was not affected, according to SB Fire.

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