Lac-Mégantic: Drone provides aerial view 1 year later
A year after deadly derailment destroyed town's core, rebuilding continues
Nearly one year ago, a freight train loaded with oil derailed and exploded in the core of Lac-Mégantic, Que. The area closest to the blast site, known as the "red-zone," has remained off-limits for months because of the hazards and a criminal investigation.
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Lac-Mégantic's original core is gone, and a new downtown is rising adjacent to the disaster area where a stretch of businesses once stood.
This Radio-Canada exclusive video, taken with a drone camera, shows the site of the disaster and the rebuilding efforts one year later.