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Stunning Video and Photos Show Explosive Train Derailment Near Baltimore

"Did you feel it? Boy, I felt it!"

(Image: YouTube screenshot)

A cargo train derailed in Baltimore County Tuesday afternoon and was followed by huge explosions.

A fire spokeswoman says the train was in White Marsh. It was not known if there were any injuries at this time.

Photos and video on TV stations showed a large plume of smoke rising from the area. Several rail cars are seen off the tracks.

Here are a few pictures tweeted of the incident:

This video shows cellphone footage taken by a local driving toward the flaming crash area when a huge explosion happens. He says he could feel the explosion when it occurred (Content Warning: very strong language throughout the footage):

Here's an aerial view of the accident showing the flames died down but a lot of smoke:

Here's another aerial view:

Some are speculating a vehicle on the tracks might have been the cause of the derailment, but no official cause has been announced yet.

Baltimore County police tweeted that buildings near the derailment site have collapsed.

This is a developing story. The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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