DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A Norfolk Southern (NS) train has derailed in a remote area of DeKalb County near Battelle, according to NS and DeKalb EMA officials.

Officials said four train cars carrying sand derailed near Alabama/Georgia state line. They advised that no hazardous materials were involved and there is no threat to life.

EMA and NS officials are on the scene of the derailment to assess the situation.

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This is a developing story.