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ISMAY, Mont. (AP) -- Several rail cars are burning in an unpopulated area of eastern Montana after a freight train derailed.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas says 14 tanker cars containing denatured alcohol and one car hauling cardboard derailed Sunday afternoon between Baker and Ismay. That's about 180 miles northeast of Billings.


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