April 30, 2014: Lynchburg, Va., train derails, sending up fireball as cars topple

There has been a derailment of a crude oil train in Lynchburg, VA. A total of 12-14 cars derailed according to early reports. There are currently three cars burning and many in the water. As of now there are no injuries or deaths being reported. The cause of the derailment is speculated as track failure due to the ground being washed out under the track from heavy rain. At this time the speculation is based on very early reports since this incident occurred only a few hours ago. As details continue to emerge the cause of the derailment may change.
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