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Deployment notice

TSB deploys team to the site of a train fire in Sparwood, British Columbia

Calgary, Alberta, 9 July 2021 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators following a fire involving a Canadian Pacific Railway freight train near Sparwood, British Columbia. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


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