Members of the South Porcupine Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the scene of a Canadian National (CN)  train derailment that occurred at approximately 2:45 am on March 7, 2015.

The derailment occurred 4 km southwest of Gogama where approximately 10 cars  derailed.  There were no injuries and Gogama Fire Department was called to the scene.

Several cars have caught fire, and others entered the Mattagami River System.  The cars were carrying crude oil.

The cause of the derailment is still under investigation and the Ministry of Environment has been notified.

Residents of Mattagami First Nation are being advised not to consume water from the community source at this time.

Residents of Gogama and Mattagami First Nation are being asked to stay inside until further notice for public safety due to possible smoke inhalation.

Please do not call the OPP Communications Centres for updates or road advisory updates.10408038_10152681414692644_5174952104384170212_n 11060304_10152681414807644_3799998836235903568_n 11033867_10155283629415344_1068051279_o 11027926_10152681414802644_1593656581910222983_n 11024686_10155283654950344_3777530478240587269_o