Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupHazardous Chemicals
Event TypeDerailment Release
PlaceKinsella AB
Event Start DateAugust 5, 1991
Event End DateAugust 5, 1991
CommentsKinsella, near Wainwright AB, August 5, 1991. A train struck a tractor-trailer unit loaded with light crude oil; the subsequent explosion and fire killed the driver and the three train crew members; the train pushed the truck for 3 km, spilling oil and propagating the fire; an area of 1.5 km? required cleaning.
Fatalities4
Injured / Infected0
Evacuated0
Estimated Total CostUnknown
Federal DFAA Payments$0
Provincial DFAA Payments$0
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0
Magnitude0.0