A train derailment has forced the evacuation of some homes in Emerson this morning.
The mishap occurred at approximately 7:30 a.m. near 5th Street East and Taylor Avenue in the southern Manitoba community. RCMP say two cars containing unscented propane came off the tracks.
No leaks were detected and there is no fire. Local fire departments are at the scene.
RCMP indicate 40 people who live within a 100-metre radius of the accident are being evacuated as a precaution.
There are no injuries.
The investigation continues.