Disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec
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Feb 21, 2014  |  Vote 0    0

Disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec

Ancaster News

On July 6, 2013, a freight train carrying crude oil derailed in the eastern townships of Quebec, resulting in a fire and the explosion of multiple tank cars. Forty-two people were confirmed dead and 30 buildings in the town’s downtown were destroyed. It was the fourth deadliest train disaster in Canadian history and the deadliest in 150 years.

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