Around 50 people evacuated after rail car leaks LP gas

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Around 50 people in Duplin County are waiting to return to their homes Wednesday night after a rail car started leaking liquefied petroleum gas this evening in Rose Hill.

Emergency crews were called to the scene of the spill around 3:45 p.m. They called in a HAZMAT crew from Wilmington to help with the cleanup.

As of 9 p.m. Wednesday night, crews were still on the scene of the spill.

The rail car was operated by CSX.

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