A team of disaster volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross has deployed from Fredericton northward 215 kilometres to the Village of Plaster Rock to assist local authorities with a reception centre and shelter if needed for any evacuees following derailment Tuesday evening of several cars from a CN Rail freight train.

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The Village of Plaster Rock has designated the
Tobique Plex recreation and community centre, located at 159 Main Street, as its reception centre and shelter.
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The Canadian Red Cross has deployed eight volunteers and two vehicles from Fredericton and a disaster management staff member from Moncton to support the municipal response. The first vehicle and volunteers arrived late Tuesday evening. Train Derails Near Plaster Rock, Residents Evacuated