Storm damage reported in Lyon County

KWCH – May 18, 2015

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Severe storms are to blame for a train derailment in Lyon County. 34 train cars are reported to be derailed.

It happened east of Emporia Saturday evening.

A hazmat crew is on scene. Fire crews tell us the train was carrying batteries.

Officials are separating the main car from the other cars while they clear the scene.

The Emergency Manager is reporting at least one tornado touched down Saturday evening causing a lot of damage to the county.

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