Train derails and explodes in Quebec causing evacuations.
Over 1,000 people have been evacuated out of their town, after a train derailed and exploded. It was carrying petroleum products crossing through where?


Around 1 A.M. on Saturday morning, a train derailed and burst into flames in Lac Megantic, Quebec. It was a terrifying fire that had the town evacuated after the crash. As of now, no injuries have been reported, but some people are still missing. It was carrying petroleum products on it’s way to Maine, but it derailed destroying huge parts of the Quebec town. The explosion damaged over 30 buildings.

There is a half-mile perimeter that police have set up around the train crash.

Pictures in the gallery and video below vividly show the magnitude of the explosion.