From: The Canadian Press
TIMMINS, Ont. -- A clean-up operation is underway after a CN Rail freight train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire in a remote area of northern Ontario over the weekend.
A CN spokesman says the incident took place just before midnight on Saturday, about 80 kilometres south of Timmins, Ont., in a remote wooded area.
Patrick Waldron says no one was injured as a result of the incident.
Waldron says 29 railway cars in the 100-car train derailed, with seven catching fire. MORE