News in Review Rail Disaster: Devastation in Lac-Mégantic

News in Review Rail Disaster: Devastation in Lac-Mégantic

In the early hours of July 6, a train of 72 tankers carrying crude oil slips its breaks and rolls downhill, jumping the tracks and exploding in the small town of Lac-Mégantic, eastern Quebec. The flames and fireballs could be seen for miles. Forty-seven people died in the explosions and fires that followed. Many of them were in a nearby café.

  • 2013
  • 00:17:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2013
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Edition
September 2013
Subjects
Lac-Mégantic Derailment, Lac-Mégantic, Québec, 2013 [LCSH] Railroad accidents -- Québec (Province) -- Lac-Mégantic [LCSH] Railroads -- Canada -- Safety measures [LCSH] Liability for railroad accidents [LCSH] Bereavement -- Québec (Province) -- Lac-Mégantic [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Canada -- History [LCSH]
Team
Michael Serapio (Host), Thomas Daigle (Journalist), Willy Lowry (Journalist), Catherine Cullen (Journalist), Raffy Boudjikanian (Journalist)
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