Event CategoryIncident
Event GroupTechnology
Event SubgroupHazardous Chemicals
Event TypeDerailment Release
PlaceTimmins ON
Event Start DateMarch 31, 1986
Event End DateMarch 31, 1986
CommentsTimmins ON, March 31, 1986. 4500-5000 evacuated; a railway tank car leaked thousands of litres of gasoline into storm sewers prompting an evacuation. The gas fumes resulted in several explosions and the destruction of two homes.
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