Skip to main content

View Diary: Update: Canada "Ghost Train"on Fire Hours Before Runaway (138 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  RDI Update (5+ / 0-)

    Revised numbers have it at 5 confirmed dead and 40 missing.

    Prime Minister Steven Harper will be there and speak live at 16h20 local time EDT.  Head of Opposition Thomas Mulcair already on site.

    Part of security perimeter has been lifted.

    Firefighters using foam provided by Ultramar and believe remaining cars shall be secured before the end of the day.

    Office of local paper L'Écho de Frontenac also destroyed.

    Good news, the Jean Coutu drug store was not destroyed - water damage only -  and is setting up a post outside the security perimeter for people needing meds.

    When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die. - Linkin Park

    by mystery2me on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 11:53:28 AM PDT

    [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

  • Recommended (153)
  • Community (73)
  • 2016 (52)
  • Elections (50)
  • Bernie Sanders (45)
  • Environment (38)
  • Climate Change (37)
  • Culture (36)
  • Hillary Clinton (34)
  • Republicans (33)
  • Science (31)
  • Education (30)
  • Media (30)
  • Civil Rights (29)
  • Barack Obama (28)
  • Law (24)
  • Labor (22)
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (22)
  • Economy (21)
  • Congress (21)
  • Click here for the mobile view of the site