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Train Derailed North of Lexington

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A Kentucky trailer park was evacuated late Sunday night after a train derailment North of Lexington. Mahatma crews in Scott county responded to the scene. Where several witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion or boom in the area then seeing a large fire near the train tracks. Crews went door to door enforcing a mandatory evacuation, asking residents to find somewhere else to stay while they work to set up shelters.Emergency officials say the evacuation is a precaution due to a potentially hazardous material, though the exactly material was not identified. So far no injuries have been reported.

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