A massive explosion produced a fireball Tuesday near Cameron, Texas, after a tractor-trailer collided with a train carrying petroleum.
Houses near the collision were evacuated as a precaution, according to KXXV-TV.
Despite the massive fireball, officials said neither the driver of the tractor-trailer nor the train’s engineer were injured.
#BREAKING A crash in Cameron between an 18-wheeler and a train. Houses are being evacuated as the train was carrying petroleum but it is NOT a hazmat situation. We’re in route and will have more details. Stay tuned. @25NewsKXXV pic.twitter.com/voBdUrMxlC
— Cierra Shipley (@CierraKXXV) February 23, 2021
You can see smoke all the way from Rosebud. The fire is currently too hot for crews to manage there are about 13-15 train cars involved in the crash. https://t.co/91g0lhEVEQ pic.twitter.com/JApqGO6b8o
— Cierra Shipley (@CierraKXXV) February