Oil train derails in North Dakota, small town evacuated

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Posted: May 06, 2015 10:13 AM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire in Wells County, North Dakota on Wednesday, according to local media reports.

Five tank cars came off the rails, and the nearby town of Heimdal has been evacuated, local media said.

The local fire department said there were no injuries in the accident.

(Reporting By New York Energy desk; Editing by Frances Kerry)