Evacuation Lifted in Site Near North Dakota Train Crash

Residents of nearby community were asked to leave


Officials are lifting a recommended evacuation for residents of a small North Dakota town that's near the site of a fiery oil train derailment.

The 2,400 residents of Casselton were asked to leave Monday afternoon after a BNSF Railway train derailed about a mile from town. A series of explosions sent massive fireballs and a smoke plume into the air. Some cars were still burning a day later.

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One response to “Evacuation Lifted in Site Near North Dakota Train Crash

  1. This is “exactly” why the Keystone Pipeline is so needed. As it is now the crude produced is trucked to the train depot, reloaded to a train, dragged through city after city until reaching a place where the oil can be, once again, unloaded and reloaded into a damn pipeline. Fighting the Keystone Pipeline is the MOST un-environmental action that can be taken!

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