Illinois Freight Train Derails And Explodes Into Huge Fireball

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in Accidents
Story Continues Below

A train has derailed in Illinois resulting in a massive fireball that sent a thick black plume of smoke into the sky.

Aerial pictures from the scene show several freight and tanker cars toppled over and multiple carriages ablaze. near Dupo, Illinois.

Residents in nearby St Louis, Missouri, said they were able to see the the smoke from their homes.

Emergency crews were fighting to keep the fire under control which broke out at 1pm local time.

Click to View or Post Comments Hide Comments