A fiery CN train derailment in rural Saskatchewan has many people asking what could have happened if the accident occurred in a more populated area.
The 100-car freight train derailed Tuesday about 190 kilometres east of Saskatoon. Twenty-six cars left the track, including six carrying dangerous goods. Two cars containing petroleum distillate caught fire, sending 30-metre flames into the air. Several explosions were also confirmed.
The area around Clair, Sask., was evacuated overnight. Families were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday morning...read more