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(WATERTOWN, Wis.) — A freight train derailed in Wisconsin on Sunday, for the second straight day in the state.

The Canadian-Pacific Railway train was carrying crude oil when 10 cars derailed near Watertown, a spokesperson for CP told ABC News affiliate WBAY-TV.

Watertown Mayor John David told ABC News the derailment happened in an industrial area surrounded by residences.

Emergency responders including government officials and CP representatives were on the scene of the derailment as the train leaked oil.

Although some oil leaked, there was no explosion or fire, and no reported injuries.

On Saturday, a BNSF Railway train derailed in western Wisconsin and leaked more than 18,000 gallons of ethanol into the Mississippi River.

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