What does it look like when a train and a truck carrying propane collide in Callaway, Minn.?
It looks like this:
It could’ve been worse; there was a much larger tank next to the town’s grain elevator nearby.
Earlier in the day, the town of 250 people was evacuated. Residents won’t be allowed to return until at least noon today.ear
Where do you go when you’ve been told to evacuate your city? To the homes of people nearby who opened up their homes, the Fargo Forum says.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.