Train carrying crude oil derails in Virginia

Smoke rises from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in...

Smoke rises from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. The derailment caused oil to spill into the James River and forced the evacuation of hundreds. (REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters)

Reuters

, Last Updated: 11:59 PM ET

NEW YORK - At least seven tank cars hauling flammable liquids have derailed in the city of Lynchburg, Virginia, a photo posted online on Wednesday by city authorities showed.

Big plumes of smoke and flames were visible.


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