Indianapolis crews help clean up lubricant from leaky CSX train car tanker

INDIANAPOLIS - Fire crews were on the scene of a non-hazardous tanker spill early Friday morning on the city's east side.

Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) Captain Rita Reith said at 1:30 a.m. crews had been sent to the 900 block of Emerson Avenue (see map below) to help out CSX deal with a spill on its property.

Reith said a tanker car was leaking a non-hazardous, non-life-threatening lubricant. The fluid did not get into the local water, IFD said.

As of 3:45 a.m., crews had finished helping clean up the spill.

Can't see our map? Tap or click here.

Print this article Back to Top