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Explosions captured on camera after train derails

Posted at 8:53 PM, Mar 05, 2015

GALENA, Ill. — Unbelievable images captured on camera show billowing flames and smoke following a train derailment Thursday afternoon.

According to WQAD, five cars in a 105 car train derailed around 1:20 p.m.

The incident set off explosions, sending fire and smoke high into the sky.

103 out of the 105 cars contained oil, while the other two contained sand to serve as buffers.

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