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Flames can be seen from the air after an explosion happened at the sight of a train derailment Wednesday just south of Louisville, Ky.
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Flames can be seen from the air after an explosion happened at the sight of a train derailment Wednesday just south of Louisville, Ky.

Derailed chemical tanker train continues to burn in Kentucky

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The blaze that authorities initially said would end in a couple of hours instead spewed flames and smoke from a derailed tanker car for a second day Thursday with no end in sight, as crews scrambled to prevent it from igniting railcars loaded with toxic chemicals nearby.

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