Derailment outside Blind River: Update


Just a short while ago there was a derailment outside of Blind River.

It happened on the Mississauga First Nation. No chemicals were spilled.

It was the Huron Central Railway line.

Photos taken by Sheri Shoust on her way down south on Highway 17.

The cars were carrying steel coil. Thirteen cars derailed.

No injuries were reported and it should take a week to clean up the wreckage.

Volunteer firefighters were first on scene, working in the dark to make sure there were no injuries or spills.