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AP photo A tanker train carrying North Dakota crude oil burns after derailing in western Alabama outside Aliceville early Friday. The train exploded, sending flames and black smoke into the air and temporarily forcing one family to leave their home. A dozen cars derailed and nine were damaged.

Train carrying N.D. crude derails, cars ablaze

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By Edward McAllister

Reuters

A 90-car train carrying North Dakota crude derailed and exploded in a rural area of western Alabama early on Friday, leaving 11 cars burning and potentially bolstering the push for tougher regulation of a boom in moving oil by rail.
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