70-Car Train Carrying Hazardous Materials Derails in North Dakota

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ate on Sunday night, a 70-car train carrying hazardous materials derailed in North Dakota.

At about 11:15 pm on Sunday, a Canadian Pacific train derailed in rural Wyndmere, North Dakota, about 60 miles southwest of Fargo.

No injuries have been reported, and no fire occurred at the derailment site.

According to Canadian Pacific spokesperson Andy Cummings, 31 of the 70 train cars derailed, and there was a leak of liquid asphalt following the derailment. While this material is flammable, it is expected to solidify due to the cold temperatures and not pose a threat to the surrounding environment.

According to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, nearby roadways will be blocked off as responders work to clean up the derailment site.



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