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One of the carriages was carrying a flammable liquid methyl isobutyl ketone, which is used as a solvent.
In the U.S. state of Illinois, a freight train derailed and caught fire. This was reported by the New York Post on Tuesday, September 10, citing the union Pacific railway company.
The accident happened near the town of Dupo. At least 14 carriages derailed. At the same time, one of them was carrying a flammable liquid methyl isobutyl ketone, which is used as a solvent.
Police evacuated staff and pupils from nearby schools in connection with the crash.
According to preliminary data, there were no casualties as a result of the emergency. The cause of the incident is being investigated.
Propane, which is in tanks, belongs to the second class of hazardous substances. Near the crash site are residential buildings.
The day before, two tanks of liquefied gas derailed on the driveway of Ishmael station. Houses were located near the crash site. No one was hurt.
Also, a train caught fire on the run near Dnipro. Passengers jumped out of the carriages, did not wait for the stoppage of the train.