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Train carrying ethanol derails in Iowa

February 5, 2015
By Argus

Feb. 5, 2015, Houston — A Canadian Pacific (CP) train derailed earlier today near Dubuque, Iowa, with one car containing ethanol catching fire.

There were no injuries as a result of the derailment, nor any danger to the public as a result of the fire, according to the Dubuque sheriff’s office. The accident happened between Waupeton and Finleys Landing, Iowa, on a section of track adjacent to the Mississippi river.

A representative from CP was not immediately available for comment.

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