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Originally posted by CALGARIAN
I live(d) beside the river.... I lost everything. Everything.
All my pictures, computers, guitars, keyboards, turntables. All my daughters belongings. Clothes.
I'm typing here now... But I've died.
Police say that a rail bridge in Bonnybrook is failing in southeast Calgary and a train, possibly carrying dangerous materials, could fall into the Bow River. Emergency crews have been on the scene since early Thursday morning, blocking off roads and trying to determine the contents of the train. Since the incident is in an industrial area, police say that evacuations haven’t been necessary. They’re asking that no one enter the area. The City of Calgary and the police have closed Ogden Road and Deerfoot Trail between Glenmore Trail and the Calf Robe Bridge in both directions. They expect the closure to last throughout the morning commute. Read more: calgary.ctvnews.ca...
Soon, their attention turns to the line of police officers on the other side of a barricade. “You’re leaving our homes wide open. You’re leaving our animals to die,” one woman shouts across the barrier. “You’re kicking in people’s doors and taking their guns.” This last accusation — which police later confirm as correct to Herald journalists on the scene, citing safety reasons — comes heavily laced with enough curses to make a sailor blush. Read more: www.calgaryherald.com...