VIDEO: Port of Oakland train derails while transporting sulfuric acid

A train carrying sulfuric acid derailed at the Port of Oakland.

A freight train derailed at the Port of Oakland Monday, but luckily its contents – corrosive acid – didn't spill in the process, according to reporting by KTVU.

At around 10:30 a.m. Monday, the Union Pacific train mysteriously went off track, with four of the six cars containing sulfuric acid. The other two cars were empty, but had previously contained a type of petroleum product.

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None of the cars leaked, Oakland Fire Chief Reginald Freeman told KTVU in an interview.

"We have actually made entry into the hot zone and assessed the damage to the cars, and we are happy to report that there are currently no leaks," said Freeman.

But just to be on the safe side, a hazmat team was called to the scene to assist. An Oakland Fire Department crew and Union Pacific officials worked together to right the fallen cars and determine how to handle the acid.

According to Freeman, the acid "is non-flammable," he said. "It is not a hazard unless it comes into contact with water. It is an irritant and could burn the skin."

The cause for the derailment has yet to be determined.

No injuries were reported, according to the station.