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Evacuation Lifted in Site Near North Dakota Train Crash

Residents of nearby community were asked to leave

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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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