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Iowa freight train derailed and caught on fire, causing nearby town evacuation

2 years 4 months 1 week ago Sunday, May 16 2021 May 16, 2021 May 16, 2021 9:56 PM May 16, 2021 in News
Source: ABC News
Photo: Kiwa Radio

SIBLEY, Iowa - A freight train carrying fertilizer derailed and caught on fire Sunday afternoon, forcing evacuation in the nearby town.

The incident occurred near Sibley around 2 p.m., involving about 47 rail cars. Some residents were evacuated due to the fire, according to local news sources.

There were no reported deaths or injuries.

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