Tanker session

Fire departments and emergency response teams from across Central Alberta have been spending time in Ponoka over the past few days as they learn how to respond to rail and tanker accidents and mishaps.

Fire departments and emergency response teams from across Central Alberta have been spending time in Ponoka over the past few days as they learn how to respond to rail and tanker accidents and mishaps. The event, sponsored by CP Rail, the Railway Association of Canada and the Prairie Region Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response Committee aims to inform emergency responders about the products being transported through their area, and to prepare them to respond to a potential rail incident involving flammable liquids.