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Train catches fire east of Poplar Bluff

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Firefighters put out a fire on a train just east of Poplar Bluff.

It happened three miles east of Poplar Bluff, according to the Butler County Sheriff's Office.

Butler County Fire District Chief Bob Fredwell says an electrical cable on a locomotive caught fire late Wednesday morning. It was quickly put out and caused a little bit of damage.

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