Evacuation orders lifted in Casselton after North Dakota derailment
CASSELTON,N.D. - Emergency responders lifted mandatory evacuation orders on Tuesday afternoon in Casselton, North Dakota, where a BNSF train carrying oil collided with another on Monday setting off a series of blasts and a fire that is still raging.
"The environment within the city limits of Casselton is now safe for residents to return to their homes," the emergency responders said in a statement.
The state oil and gas regulator said it does not expect the collision to affect oil production in the state.