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Tanker crash triggers evacuation in Northeastern B.C.

12/09/2013 09:29 EST | Updated 02/08/2014 05:59 EST
RCMP have evacuated 200 people near the site of a tanker truck crash on the Alaska Highway in northeastern B.C. on Monday morning.

The crash has closed the Alaska Highway about 88 kilometers north of Fort St John, near Wonowon. There is no detour in effect and no estimated time of reopening.

There are no reported injuries. Police have yet to release any information about what was in the tanker that spilled.

The area around the truck crash includes a work camp, gas station, and a disposal site for fracking waste.

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