BALTIMORE, Maryland (PIX11) — A ferocious blast prompted by a cargo train derailment rocked a community outside Baltimore Tuesday afternoon.
As many as eight cars were part of the freight train.
The explosion reportedly caused several buildings in and around the area to tremble and even collapse. Plumes of smoke could be seen from miles away from the site.
Several images surfaced on Twitter soon after the blast.
It wasn’t immediately clear if there were any casualties.
Officials were still evacuating surrounding communities Tuesday afternoon.