Minnesota Residents Ordered To Evacuate After Train Derailment, Ethanol Spill

  • A freight train derailed early Thursday morning in Raymond, Minnesota, resulting in a fire as officials issued evacuation orders for residents living within a half of a mile from the incident site, Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Tollefson said.
  • “Fire departments from Raymond and numerous area departments responded as several of the derailed tankers started on fire and were determined to be carrying a form of ethanol and others with a corn syrup liquid,” Tollefson wrote in a statement.
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