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Zoom: Lac-Mégantic blast site

Take a closer look at aerial photos of area affected by train explosion in Quebec town

Last Updated: July 8, 2013

Even days after the tragic train explosion in Lac-Mégantic, Que., the area surrounding the derailed tanker cars remained largely off limits to anyone other than fire crews. > More: CBC story


These aerial photos, taken by the Canadian Press on July 6, show the extent of the tragedy. Select a view using the tabs below then hover over the image to zoom in for further details.




Photos: Paul Chiasson/Canadian Press

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