Very scary news out of North Dakota, where a train derailment has been reported:

According to Valley News Live, the derailment happened this afternoon at 2:20 p.m. local time, west of Casselton.

More photos:

The smoke from this train car fire has practically blocked out the sun in Casselton, N.D.

A photo posted by kpottermn (@kpottermn) on

Yikes! #scaryfire #casselton

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Twitchy will continue to monitor this situation and update with developments.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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Update:

Video footage at the link below:

And more about the train:

It’s not just the train car that’s of concern:

Yikes. We hope everyone stays safe.

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Update:

Reports of an explosion:

And according to CBS, a second train has hit the derailed one:

That does appear to be the case:

Awful.

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