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Oil train explodes, burns in crash with grain train
Posted By admin On December 30, 2013 @ 8:31 pm In News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled
A BNSF Railway grain train derailed and crashed into a crude oil train in North Dakota Monday afternoon, Dec. 30, causing tank cars to explode in towering mushroom-cloud flames.
No one was injured in the accident that happened about 2:10 p.m. near Casselton, N.D., about 25 miles west of Fargo, but smoke billowed for hours and the town’s 2,300 residents were warned to remain indoors, authorities said.
Read the complete story at the Star Tribune.
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