July 8, 2013 2:40 pm
Updated: July 8, 2013 2:47 pm

Photos: Lac-Megantic, before and after

The downtown core lays in ruins as fire fighters continue to water smoldering rubble Sunday, July 7, 2013 in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec after a train derailed ignited tanker cars carrying crude oil. (CP/Ryan Remiorz)

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The Quebec town of Lac-Megantic was levelled early Saturday morning after a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed sparking several explosions. Residents describe the scene in their town as “sea of fire” and a “crematorium.” Below are photos of Lac-Megantic before and after.

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