Timelapse Video Shows Scene of Oil Train Derailment Near Mosier

StoryfulPublished: June 30, 2017
Published: June 30, 2017

A Union Pacific oil train derailed in Columbia River Gorge near Mosier, Oregon, on Friday, June 3, catching fire and sending a plume of black smoke into the sky. Union Pacific spokesman Aaron Hunt said 11 cars of the 96-car freight train, which was heading from Eastport, Idaho, to Tacoma, Washington, derailed around 70 miles east of Portland.Authorities evacuated residents living within a quarter mile from the site and shut down parts of Interstate 84. This timelapse video shows smoke billowing from the derailed train.

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