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Derailed CSX train carried Bakken oil for Plains All American

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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