Hamblen County Emergency Management Agency Director Chris Bell said a “minor train issue”  stopped a long train in Morristown Saturday morning,  blocking several crossings.

Bell said the issue was expected to continue until at least late morning and that nothing dangerous to the public had occurred.  He stressed there was no need for Hazmat.  

The crossings affected are: Henry St., Cumberland St., Hill Street, James Street, Montvue, Liberty Hill, Hale Avenue and South Park.