injuries.WDBJ7's Tim Saunders was on thescene moments after the crash. He joins us live indowntownLynchburg. Tim, what do we know at this hour?Jean and Chris, the crash happened afew minutes before two this afternoon,on a set of railroadtracks that runs next to the James River. Part of a C-S-X train ran off the tracks,causing a pile-up and eventually a large fire. The train wascarrying crude oil, housed inside large tanks.When the train wrecked, the tanksbroke open and the oil caught fire. People who were near the scene whenthe crash happened said they heard aloud explosion. The derailment happened just a few feet away from theDepot Grill restaurant. Workers there saw the train as it came off the tracks. TravisUhle/Witness: "W just saw it going sideways on twowheels. One went down and then thetrain just kept coming with a dog-pile on top of that."The Depot Grill and everything else between Washingtonand Fifth Street downtown wasevacuated. Some people are being allowed backinto the area to get their cars, but mostof the area below Main Street remainsblocked off at this hour. People who work atthe Griffin Pipe plant on Seventh Street were unable to evacuate. The train derailment blocked the only eay in and out of thatproperty. C-S-X officials are working to removethe wreckage, so that those workers can get out.We still don't know what caused the crash, but officialswith the National Transportation SafetyBoard are coming here to investigate.