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First responders honoured in Lac-Megantic

Premier Pauline Marois held a special ceremony in Lac-Mégantic yesterday to honour first responders who were on the scene of the deadly train derailment and explosion. Hundreds of men and women were awarded medals of bravery, and Christmas trees were lit to honour the 47 victims.

The CBC's Alison Northcott spoke with Fire Chief Denis Lauzon, who has vivid memories of the night of the explosion.

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Firefighter Éric Mercier has been on stress leave since the night of the explosion. He shares his thoughts on how the disaster has affected him.

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