UPDATED: Train derailment closes Highway 90

Highway 90 is now closed between Jeff Ates Road and SA Jones Road, according to a release from the Santa Rosa County public information office.

According to the release, CSX train derailed near the Santa Rosa Industrial Park in Milton. Approximately  20 of the 84 cars were impacted.  Two cars were carrying  phosphoric acid , but no leak has been found. A 150-foot isolation area has been put in place for safety measures, but no evacuations were needed.

Highway 90 between Highway 87 to the Okaloosa line is currently closed for response and cleanup. Emergency communications received the call at 8:54 a.m. and crews from the Florida Department of Transportation, Harold, East Milton, Whiting Filed, and the HAZMAT team from NAS Pensacola fire departments are responding.

The detour is Interstate 10.

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