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September 15, 2023

Explosion at UP railyard in Neb.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An explosion inside a shipping container at the world's largest railyard prompted evacuations in western Nebraska Thursday because of the toxic smoke generated when one of the chemicals aboard caught fire.

The explosion occurred around noon inside an intermodal shipping container on a railcar at Union Pacific's Bailey Yard in North Platte, though it wasn't immediately clear what caused the explosion.

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