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Oil cars still burning after N.D. derailment on BNSF line

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By Archie Ingersoll

Forum News Service

CASSELTON, N.D. - Crews worked through the night to contain a huge oil-fueled fire caused by a train derailment and collision near here Monday afternoon.

As of 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, three oil cars were still burning, and crews were working to isolate those cars by removing surrounding debris and other cars nearby, said Sgt. Tara Morris of the Cass County Sheriff's Department.

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