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A train hauling Bakken crude derailed in rural Oregon on Friday, sparking a fire and shutting down a nearby water treatment plant.

A Union Pacific spokesperson told Reuters that 16 of the 96 cars being hauled by the company’s train derailed near Mosier, Oregon.

Four of the derailed cars caught fire after the accident.

Those fires were all extinguished by Saturday morning.

No injuries or casualties were reported.

Union Pacific has not released an estimate of how many barrels were spilled but the company told Reuters that most of the oil has either been contained or was burned up by the fire.

Authorities are cleaning up an oil sheen in the Columbia River near the accident site, ABC News said.

Thirteen train cars remained on site as of Sunday.

According to ABC News, the Mosier waste water treatment plant and sewer system was non-operational as a result of the accident.

A spokesperson for the Environmental Protection Agency told KGW that an estimated 10,000 gallons of oil were removed from the water plant.

A boil water advisory was still in effect for the nearby area as of Sunday but water and sewer services were online.

A Union Pacific official told KATU-2 that a track failure most likely caused the derailment.

However, further investigation is needed to determine the official cause of the accident.

An evacuation order put in place on Friday for about 100 Mosier residents was lifted on Sunday, KGW said.


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