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Casselton Mayor Ed McConnell is questioning safety of shipping oil by train after an oil train derailed just west of his town on Tuesday.

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CASSELTON, N.D. — Casselton Mayor Ed McConnell was a quarter-mile away from the blaze that erupted after Monday’s train collision and could feel the heat through the windows of his vehicle.


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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.