Former Lac-Mégantic fire chief Denis Lauzon

Daybreak Montreal

Friday marks the 5th anniversary of one of the worst rail disasters in Canadian history... It happened on July 6th 2013 -- in the town of Lac Megantic. A runaway train carrying highly flammable crude oil derailed and exploded. The tragedy claimed the lives of 47 people. We'll speak to Denis Lauzon, he was the Lac-Mégantic fire chief in 2013 when the disaster occurred. He is now the Assistant Chief at l'Institut de protection contre les incendies du Québec.

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