BRIEF-CN Rail say derailment includes cars carrying 5 crude, 3 propane

Wed Jan 8, 2014 11:04am EST
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Jan 8 (Reuters) - Canadian National Railway Co : * CN officials say the derailment includes 5 cars containing crude and 3

containing propane * says its dangerous goods specialists safely approached "derailed and burning cars" at first light * says specialists' goal is to determine which cars are on fire; inspection continues * says it has reports that fire has "diminished considerably" from last night * says CN and officials work jointly to find best response to extinguish "the fires", deal with derailed cars/contents