News – US – Texas train collides with 18-wheelers, causing a huge fireball explosion


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A TEXAS train collided with an 18-wheeler – and triggered a huge fireball explosion, which was captured on camera

Reports indicate that several ambulances took part in the major Tuesday morning accident that saw a car catch fire, several cars derailed, and shock witnesses

Residents and businesses in the area were evacuated from their homes and asked to stay away while the crews worked to stop the fire

The cause of the crash is being investigated and there were no injuries to the crew, confirmed the BNSF Railway

The footage of the scene showed huge clouds of dark black smoke while a fire continued to blaze

The train reportedly carried petroleum However, shortly after 10 a.m., it was reported that the Hazmat truck was sent to the College Station Fire Department to have a fiery crash

The Sun contacted the Milam County Sheriff’s Office and the Cameron Police Department but was unable to confirm at the time of publication whether there were any injuries

Milam County Sheriff Chris White said the crash occurred at a railroad crossing in Milam County around 6:40 a.m., local CBS subsidiary KBTX-TV reported

The train carried oil tankers with gasoline and coal into the front car, which led to the explosion

According to White, as of late Tuesday morning, there will be “no threat to the community” or “danger in the air” “

Footage of the scene showed sunrise as first responders, Cameron Fire Department volunteers, and police arrived

The Rosebud Volunteer Fire Department and the Temple Fire Department were also reportedly on site

A cell phone video captured of a car going to the scene captured black smoke in the air and another fiery explosion

A moment later, you hear a passenger in the car say: “Yo, that’s hot. Secure, secure! Dude, that must be a train”

“Wow, we felt that in the car,” says the other man in the video that was shared on Twitter

#BREAKING A crash in Cameron between an 18-wheeler and a train Homes are being evacuated as the train was carrying petroleum but it is NOT a hazardous situation We are on our way and will learn more details Stay tuned @ 25NewsKXXV BildTwittercom / voBdUrMxlC

The Milam County Sheriff’s Office has not estimated how long it will take to get the fire under control

According to the local ABC partner, officials are waiting to let the fire burn before putting it out as too hot

The news agency also learned that around 13 to 15 wagons were carrying coal, fuel and stones

The crash, in which tank cards were flipped and burned, occurred before 7 a.m., Milam County Judge Steve Young


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