Global BC / James Peters

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CP train derails near Hells Gate in Fraser Canyon

By Global BC / James Peters
November 24, 2017 - 2:41pm Updated: November 24, 2017 - 5:06pm

HELLS GATE, B.C. — Crews are on scene near Hells Gate in the Fraser Canyon, where a CP Rail train derailed and leaked some fuel.

The derailment happened at about 12:55 a.m. Thursday, and Emergency Management BC (EMBC) says an environmental emergency response officer been deployed.