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No one injured when freight train derails near Callender

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CALLENDER, Iowa (AP) -- No one was injured when a freight train derailed near the small Webster County city of Callender.

The Fort Dodge Messenger reports the Union Pacific train derailed about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, less than two miles north of Callender.

Officials say 14 cars left the tracks and two more were leaning off the track.

Union Pacific spokeswoman Calli Hite says there were no injuries and that the cause of the derailment is being investigated.

The train included hopper and tank cars. Nothing appeared to have spilled from the cars.

Callender is about 11 miles south of Fort Dodge.

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