Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupHazardous Chemicals
Event TypeDerailment Release
PlaceLonglac ON
Event Start DateMay 25, 1992
Event End DateMay 25, 1992
CommentsLonglac ON, May 25, 1992. A freight train carrying 4 ammonia cars derailed causing a small leak in two of the cars; the damaged cars were pumped off and the other two were vented, releasing 453.6 kg of anhydrous ammonia to the atmosphere in a remote area; 800 people were evacuated for 3 days.
Injured / Infected0
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