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National Transporation and Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt, right, views damaged rail cars at the scene of the BNSF train accident in Casselton, North Dakota January 1, 2014 in this handout provided by NTSB. Mandatory evacuation orders were lifted on Tuesday in Casselton, where a fiery oil train crash a day earlier triggered a series of blasts and forced residents from their homes. The 106-car BNSF Railway Co oil train struck a derailed grain train about a mile west of Casselton. REUTERS/NTSB

Report puts train crash damage estimate at $6.1 million

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CASSELTON – Nearly all of the tank cars involved in a fiery train crash near here last month punctured in the wreck, spilling more than 400,000 gallons of crude oil and causing $6.1 million in damage, according to a preliminary report released Monday by federal investigators.

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According to the report by the National Transportation Safety Board:

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