North Dakota Train Derailment Triggers Huge Explosions

North Dakota Train Derailment Triggers Huge ExplosionsImage via jenbaum78

A train derailed in Casselton, N.D. this afternoon, creating massive explosions that sent flames and smoke at least 100 feet into the sky. After the trainwhich was reportedly carrying crude oilderailed, it was struck by another train, igniting at least seven cars. 

Fortunately, the mayor of Casselton has told ABC that no one was injured, and that authorities will likely allow the cars to burn out.

[via Gawker and Business Insider]

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