Train hauling unknown hazardous material derails, burns on Arizona bridgeChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 29, 2020
Union Pacific train derailed and caught fire on a bridge over Tempe Town Lake in Arizona.
Arizona Union Pacific train derailed and caught fire
The train was hauling unknown hazardous material, according to the Tempe Fire Department.
Tempe Police Department Police Chief Sylvia Moir urged residents via Twitter to stay away from the scene, which she described as very dangerous.
Fire department spokesman Brandon Siebert said officials were “erring on the side of caution” and keeping firefighters and bystanders “as far away as possible” until they know more about the hazardous material on the train. ■