West Virginia Train Derailment Causes Massive Fire, explosions rock a small city

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A train carrying crude oil in southern West Virginia derailed Monday, setting at least one house on fire and spilling oil into the state’s largest river, according to local news reports. Authorities ordered residents within a mile and a half of the derailment to evacuate, according toWSAZ. The Charleston Daily Mail reports a CSX train went off the tracks at 1:20 p.m. ET, according to a spokesman for the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety.

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