Homes Evacuated After Train Carrying Ethanol Derails, Burns In Minnesota

"A train hauling ethanol derailed Thursday morning in Raymond, Minnesota, igniting several rail cars and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, officials said.

The derailment happened around 1 a.m., the Raymond Fire Department posted on Facebook.

The train was carrying mixed freight, including ethanol and corn syrup, said Lena Kent, general director of public affairs for BNSF Railway."

Tina Burnside and Holly Yan report for CNN March 30, 2023.


Source: CNN, 03/30/2023