British Columbia

Large fire erupts when truck carrying ethanol hits train at B.C. rail yard

By Canadian Press
January 22, 2018 - 10:08pm Updated: January 23, 2018 - 8:18am

PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. — Firefighters were still on the scene of a large fire in Port Coquitlam, B.C., late Monday after a collision in a CP Rail yard.

The city says the blaze began when a tanker truck carrying ethanol gas hit a CP Rail car at about 7 p.m.