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This aerial photograph shows a derailed freight train (Credit: AP )

This aerial photograph shows a derailed freight train in Columbus, Ohio. Part of the freight train carrying ethanol derailed and caught fire, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and hazardous materials crews monitored the blaze. (July 11, 2012)

Derailed freight train in Columbus, Ohio

This aerial photograph shows a derailed freight train in Columbus, Ohio. Part of the freight train carrying ethanol derailed and caught fire, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and hazardous materials crews monitored the blaze

This aerial photograph shows a derailed freight train
(Credit: AP )

This aerial photograph shows a derailed freight train in Columbus, Ohio. Part of the freight train carrying ethanol derailed and caught fire, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and hazardous materials crews monitored the blaze. (July 11, 2012)

Flames rise from a derailed freight train in
(Credit: AP)

Flames rise from a derailed freight train in Columbus Ohio. Part of a freight train derailed and caught fire in Ohio's capital city, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and hazardous materials crews worked to determine what was burning and contain the blaze.

People watch the flames shoot up from a
(Credit: AP )

People watch the flames shoot up from a freight train that derailed and some cars burst into flames in Columbus Ohio. Lt. Terry Bush says the accident happened at about 2 a.m. in a mixed-use part of the city, and people living in one-mile radius of the blast have been evacuated. (July 11, 2012)

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Flames rise from a derailed freight train, left
(Credit: AP )

Flames rise from a derailed freight train, left unseen, in Columbus Ohio. Part of a freight train derailed and caught fire in Ohio's capital city shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and hazardous materials crews worked to determine what was burning and contain the blaze. (July 11, 2012)

Part of a freight train derailed and caught
(Credit: AP)

Part of a freight train derailed and caught fire in Ohio's capital city, shooting flames skyward into the darkness and prompting the evacuation of a mile-wide area as firefighters and hazardous materials crews worked to determine what was burning and contain the blaze. (July 11, 2012)

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