Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys an investigator to a natural gas pipeline rupture west of Fort McMurray, Alberta

Gatineau, Quebec, 18 October 2013 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed an investigator to the site of a natural gas pipeline rupture located approximately 140 km west of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation 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