ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) -- Police have blocked off roads in a southeastern Minnesota city after 50 train cars derailed.

Albert Lea police said in a Facebook post that the train derailed near Goose Lake about 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Police said a precautionary shelter-in-place order was in effect for nearby homes. Officers say there is "nothing airborne" at this time, although teams are searching the area.

No further information was immediately available.

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