Train belches smoke east of Sparks

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District representatives say heavy black smoke east of Sparks near Lockwood along Interstate 80 is from a train problem.

A train is belching smoke near Lockwood east of Reno. TMFPD says the train is not on fire.

It was first reported around 11:30AM Thursday, November 7, 2019.

TMFPD says there is no fire, but fire crews are on scene as a precaution.

The smoke is apparently from an overheated motor. There are no evacuations involved.

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