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Train derails in Canada, spilling lumber and tar sands
03/07/2021 11:04 PM | Click to read full article
Twenty-two cars of a train carrying tar sands and timber derailed in the Canadian province of Alberta, spilling at least part of its load, officials said Saturday, though there were no reports of injuries.
Officials in the city of Lacombe said one rail car released 32,000 liters (8,450 gallons) of tar oil. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Blackfalds said crews were working to contain Friday’s spill.