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Flames and smoke are seen today at the site of a train derailment in Wapske, New Brunswick. A Canadian National Railway train carrying propane and crude oil derailed and caught fire on Tuesday in northwest New Brunswick, Canada, the latest in a string of train accidents that have put the surging crude-by-rail business under heavy scrutiny. Reuters/Mathieu Belanger

Fire at Canada train derailment burns through the night

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TORONTO  (Reuters) - Fire burned into the early hours of Wednesday morning after a Canadian National Railway train carrying propane and crude oil derailed in New Brunswick, Canada, according to a report from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

The broadcaster reached Tim Corbin, fire chief of nearby Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, before sunrise. He said emergency services would assess the situation once there was daylight.

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