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OPP responds to report of train derailment near White River

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A train car caught fire near White River, OPP say.

Police report that around 3:15 a.m. this morning, OPP received report of a train derailment and fire just west of White River.

Upon arrival, police learned that a train car carrying wood products was on fire and the train was still on the rails.

Highway 17 was closed for a short period of time while the fire was extinguished and unaffected cars were relocated.