On Thursday, a fuel tanker crash in central Mexico caused a massive fire that forced hundreds of people to evacuate.
The incident occurred in the city of Aguascalientes when a tanker carrying fuel crashed into an overpass near a rail line, causing a massive fire that spread to a residential area, burning down several homes.
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Local authorities say that 800 to 1000 people were evacuated from the area.
Twelve people were also rescued from their homes.
No serious injuries were reported.
The driver of the tanker truck was arrested, according to Reuters.
In the video below, you can see a freight train barreling through the flames caused by the tanker crash.
BREAKING: Cargo train drives through flames after crashing into fuel truck in central Mexico, setting dozens of homes on fire pic.twitter.com/QLc4eV6xhk
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