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North Carolina train derailment forces evacuations

BLADENBORO, N.C. — A 105-car train derailment in North Carolina forced hundreds to evacuate their homes.

Four hundred people had to be evacuated.

Ten of the cars overturned and one of them was full of ammonia.

"HAZMAT has deemed there is no leak at this time; however, CSX wants to go ahead, due to the way the tanker is positioned they want to off load the ammonia which is going to be a time consuming process," said Captain Rodney Hester, Bladen County Sheriff's Office.

Hester says the car with the ammonia did not leak, but the process of moving it will take awhile.

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