HERMON – A Pan Am Railways train derailed Friday evening, but officials said there were no signs of anything leaking from the two cars that tipped over.

A box car and tanker car tipped over and fell off the track, according to a deputy with the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office said. It wasn’t immedately clear what caused the derailment.

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The deputy said police and firefighters went to the scene, but found no reason to remain.

“There was no emergency,” the deputy said.

A Pan Am Railways worker in the company’s operations center confirmed that it was a Pan Am train that derailed. He said he could not comment further and would ask a company spokeswoman to call the Press Herald.