Roads reopened after train derailment in Rockledge

- Brevard County firefighters responded to a report of a train derailment early Sunday morning.

Firefighters said the derailment happened at U.S. 1 and Viera Boulevard in Rockledge.

One train car fell on its side and there was a diesel leak that firefighters were able to quickly contain, officials said.

Four other rail cars went off the tracks and they were carrying cargo containers.

Firefighters said there were no injuries and no cars were involved.

The intersection was shut down but re-opened just after 7:30 a.m.  

Officials are working to move the rail cars.

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