A train derailment at approximately 9 p.m. Friday night caused a massive fire and explosion in the village of East Palestine, Ohio.
According to reports, the train was carrying around 100 oil tanker cars when it derailed and crashed into a gas station.
Anyone within a 1-mile radius of the derailment site is under mandatory evacuation.
The train was shipping cargo, including hazardous materials, from Madison, Illinois, to Conway, Pennsylvania.
A local high school provided shelter for residents as firefighters fought the enormous flames.
More than 50 fire departments and other agencies from three states responded to the East Palestine derailment.
There have been no reported injuries or fatalities.
Here’s footage of the massive blaze:
Train derailment has caused a massive fire and explosion in East Palestine, Ohio, which is NW of Pittsburgh
The train was carrying more than 100 oil…