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Media advisory

The TSB will share the result of its investigation of a possible relation between train activities and the June 2021 fire in Lytton, BC

Richmond, British Columbia, 13 October 2021 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a virtual media availability tomorrow, 14 October 2021, following the publication of its investigation of a possible relation between train activities and the fire that destroyed the town of Lytton, BC, in June 2021.

When:

 

10:00 PDT: An update will be published on the investigation page R21V0143
11:00 PDT:A media availability will be held on Zoom

This is a media-only event. Accredited journalists must register in advance here and include their media outlet under “Organization”.

Spokesperson:

 

Kathy Fox, TSB Chair
Paul Treboutat, Director, Investigations Rail/Pipeline
James Carmichael, Investigator-in-Charge


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca