Last moments of Lac-Mégantic: Survivors share their stories

3:32 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Last moments of Lac-Mégantic: Survivors share their stories

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This stunning multimedia presentation from the Toronto Globe and Mail revisits the small Quebec town coping with the trauma of last summer's oil train disaster.
On July 6, 2013, a runaway train carrying millions of litres of crude oil derailed in the heart of Lac-Mégantic. The tangled wreck exploded, transforming the town's main drag into a river of fire. Many of the 47 people who died in the disaster were inside the Musi-Café, a popular bar packed with friends, lovers, neighbours, husbands and wives.