Crews responding to train derailment north of Pemberton, B.C.
A photo from Charles Rent shows derailed train cars at Gates Lake, located north of Pemberton, B.C., on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:09PM PDT
Last Updated Thursday, July 12, 2018 3:42PM PDT
Canadian National Railway crews are responding to a train derailment along a lake north of Pemberton, B.C.
Several cars went off the tracks on the shore of Gates Lake Wednesday afternoon.
Officials confirmed the CN train derailed at about 4:15 p.m.
"There are no injuries, no dangerous goods involved and no danger to the public or the environment," CN spokesperson Kate Fenske said in a statement.
Eleven boxcars carrying wood pulp along the southbound tracks were involved in the incident, and one of the cars ended up in the lake. A second car slid down the embankment, and one end was in the water.
The rest of the cars remained on the tracks or the embankment.
Crews were brought in to assess the situation and clean up. CN did not have a timeline, but said they'd work through the night Wednesday and into the day Thursday.
The circumstances of the derailment are not yet known.
Staff at Birken Lakeside Resort told CTV News there was a derailment in the same area about a year ago.
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