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Alberta Emergency Alert - Train Accident Alert

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Critical - Alberta Emergency Alert - Train Accident Alert

Sep 02, 2019 at 10:51 AM

From: Lethbridge County

Issued: Sep 02, 2019 at 10:51 AM


  • Alert: Sep 02, 2019 at 10:51 AM

Area: Lethbridge County

Description: A train has derailed at Highway 23 and Township Road 12-0 south of the Village of Barons. There are rail cars currently leaking octane. An evacuation order has been issued for everyone from Highway 23 west to Range Road 23-5, Highway 23 east to Range Road 23-2, as well as Township Road 12-2 south to Township Road 11-4. This includes the Keho Lake area and the Keho Lake campground.

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Instruction: Highway 23 is closed from Township Road 11-4 to Township Road 12-2 and traffic is being rerouted westbound. If you are in the evacuation area, evacuate immediately. Follow the directions of local authorities. Stay away from the area.

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