Fiery Train Derailment in ND
Mon Dec 30, 2013 05:38 PM CST

CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) -- A train carrying crude oil from North Dakota's oil patch derailed Monday near the small town of Casselton, setting off a series of fiery explosions. No injuries were initially reported, but officials were warning residents to stay indoors as the situation unfolded.

BNSF Railway spokeswoman Amy McBeth said a train carrying grain was first to derail, and it knocked several cars of the mile-long oil train off adjoining tracks. Several explosions were reported, she said.

Cass County Sheriff's Capt. Mitch Burris also told The Associated Press that the derailment appeared to result from the crude oil ...

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