A massive train derailment has taken place in Dupo Illinois. At least 16 cars are said to be derailed.
DUPO, Ill. —Thick, black smoke can be seen for miles and evacuations have been ordered after a freight train derailed in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis.
The St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency reported the train derailed about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the town of Dupo, about 8 miles south of St. Louis Tuesday.WTVM13.com
Dupo police say students at a grade school, junior high school and a high school have been evacuated to a high school farther away.