Town Evacuated After Train Derails, Tankers Explode

October 7, 2011 Updated Oct 7, 2011 at 10:39 AM EDT

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Town Evacuated After Train Derails, Tankers Explode

October 7, 2011 Updated Oct 7, 2011 at 10:39 AM EDT

An Illinois town was evacuated early Friday morning after a 112-car train derailed and some of its tankers exploded around 2 a.m, according to the Chicago Tribune.

No injuries were reported in the town of Tiskilwa, which has a population of around 800 and is located about 115 miles west of Chicago, according to the story. The tankers were carrying ethanol.

Watch video and read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.