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Train derails in Virginia, catches fire

Train derails in Virginia, catches fire

TRAIN DERAILMENT: No injuries have been reported in the train derailment. Photo: YouTube/YouTube/WorldBestViews

LYNCHBURG, Va. – A train caught fire after it derailed in Lynchburg, Va., shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Several buildings downtown were evacuated.

No injuries have been reported.

It was unclear what caused the derailment but it sparked a large fire that officials were allowing to burn out on its own.

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