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Train derails near Canada-Minn. border

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The Dickinson Press
Train derails near Canada-Minn. border
Dickinson North Dakota 1815 1st Street West 58602

Some residents of Emerson, Manitoba, on the border with Minnesota were evacuated after a train derailed in town, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday.

Police responded around 7:30 a.m. and found that two cars containing unscented propane had derailed. However, they didn’t detect any leaks.

No one was injured and there was no fire.

As a precaution, emergency responders evacuated the 40 residents who live within about 100 yards of the derailment.

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