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Train Derailment Sparks Grass Fires Near Sterling

STERLING, Colo. (CBS4) – A train derailed east of Sterling and sparked a number of small grass fires Saturday morning.

Parts of Highway 138 were closed east of Sterling. A dozen crumpled train cars piled up on top of each other at a train crossing. An empty coal train reportedly jumped the tracks.

No injuries were reported and the grass fires have been contained.

The highway has since reopened.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)


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