Wednesday Morning, a town in North Dakota was evacuated due to a BNSF train derailment and fire about 7:30.

It has been confirmed from the Wells County Sheriff's Department, a train has derailed near the town of Heimdal and black smoke can be seen for miles according to witnesses on the scene.

The train derailed this morning and six tanker cars are on fire. Here is a picture from the scene this morning.

this morning about a half mile from my home...

Posted by Jennifer Willis on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The town of Heimdal is a small town between Harvey and New Rockford.

 

This is breaking news, no reports of injuries. We'll update the story as the information becomes available.