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on October 8, 2014 in World News

Major train derailment and fire near Wadena, Sask.

Major train derailment and fire near Wadena, Sask. Officials worried about toxic smoke from burning railcars A major train derailment has occurred near Wadena, Sask., prompting authorities to keep people well back from smouldering railcars and smoke that may be toxic..​ The CN Rail derailment happened at 10:40 a.m. CST Tuesday about 20 kilometres west of the town of 1,300, which is about 230 kilometres east of Saskatoon. There were no reported injuries. CN said two employees were on the train at the time of the derailment and both are safe. Officials are worried about toxic smoke from the burning… View Article

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