Firefighters battle train fire in Central Phoenix

Phoenix firefighters battled a train fire in Central Phoenix Friday night.

The fire, according to a tweet by fire officials, happened in the area of Buchanan and 9th Street. In a brief statement, fire officials say about four to five rail cars caught fire. The train was reportedly carrying chemicals onboard.

According to FOX 10's Matt Galka, thick black smoke can be seen emanating from the area.