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Train derailment forces temporary evacuations

Sept. 13, 2013, Calgary - Jilleen Wallins’s young daughter was just starting to overcome her anxiety from the stress of fleeing their Inglewood home during the June floods. Things had seemingly returned to normal — until the family’s Wednesday evening was disrupted by the sound of a police helicopter overhead, ordering residents to evacuate their homes after eight Canadian Pacific cars carrying highly flammable liquids derailed. The Calgary Herald reports.

September 13, 2013
By The Calgary Herald

Sept. 13, 2013, Calgary – Jilleen Wallins’s young daughter was just starting to overcome her
anxiety from the stress of fleeing their Inglewood home during the June
floods. Things had seemingly returned to normal — until the
family’s Wednesday evening was disrupted by the sound of a police
helicopter overhead, ordering residents to evacuate their homes after
eight Canadian Pacific cars carrying highly flammable liquids derailed. The Calgary Herald reports. | READ MORE