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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Train carrying oil derails, catches fire in Canada

Fire burns on the horizon at the scene of a train derailment near Plaster Rock, New Brunswick on Wednesday. A freight train carrying crude oil and propane derailed and caught fire in a sparsely populated region of New Brunswick late Tuesday, leading to the evacuation of about two dozen nearby homes, authorities said.