No threat following derailment near Pemberton

By The Canadian Press/Global B.C.
September 5, 2017 - 7:12am Updated: September 5, 2017 - 8:06am

PEMBERTON —  The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District says there is no threat to public safety following a five-car train derailment near Birken, about 30 kilometres northeast of Pemberton.

     The cars were carrying lumber when they toppled into Gates Lake at about 4 yesterday afternoon.

     The regional district says C-N Rail crews are responding.

     A cause of the derailment is under investigation.

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