Train fire halts traffic in Wadena

Train fire halts traffic in Wadena Click to Enlarge

Law enforcement officials were on the scene Wednesday afternoon in Wadena after a BNSF train caught fire, causing the train to block three crossings along Highway 10.

Flames could be seen rising out of the engine as it sat on the tracks. The fire was put out and the second engine was started. Wadena Police Chief Naomi Plautz says a broken oil line caused the fire.

The train blocked traffic in Wadena for about 20 minutes before it was able to get going again.

Nobody was injured in the incident.

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