Sunday, October 27, 2013

Evacuation of Canada Games Complex

Thunder Bay Fire and Rescue Hazardous Materials Response Team was called to the Canada Games Complex shortly after eight o'clock yesterday evening. An im-proper mix of chemicals resulted in a chlorine gas leak. The building was evacuated, it took personnel five hours to safely remove the chemicals. One staff member at the complex was taken to hospital. The building was back to normal operations shortly after.

Highway 11 Closed

OPP have closed a stretch of Highway 11 two kilometers west of Beardmore. Two tractor trailers collided early this morning, one of which has been flipped on its side and is completely blocking the highway. The closure began at 5:55am.