October 22nd, 2021

CP NewsAlert: No evidence of freight train involvement in B.C. wildfire: TSB

By The Canadian Press on October 14, 2021.

A man sits in a fire truck as the Lytton Creek wildfire burns in the mountains near Lytton, B.C., on Sunday, August 15, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

LYTTON, Australia – The Transportation Safety Board says there’s no evidence that a freight train sparked a fire that destroyed the town of Lytton, B.C., this summer.

The agency says that unless new information comes forward, it has no need to further investigate.

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