Canadian Red Cross Team Deploys to Plaster Rock After Train Derailment
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.
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