Special Response Team Responds to Train Derailment in Juab County

Mar 30, 2019, 2:06 PM | Updated: 4:30 pm

JUAB COUNTY, Utah – Union Pacific Railroad reported a 23-car train derailment 6-8 miles south of Eureka, about five miles north of the intersection between Old State Highway 148 and Highway 6 (about 5 miles north of the Little Sahara turn off.)

One of the cars flipped over and released propane, the level released was not immediately available. Workers in the area reported smelling propane and the Juab County Fire Department responded and collected air samples.
A UPRR Hazmat team responded and Orem Fire Department dispatched five members of their team to assist, they wrote in a Facebook post.

The members are part of a joint Special Response Team that were requested to help mitigate the hazardous materials the train was carrying.

Pleasant Grove tweeted about the incident, writing that they also responded.

Juab County Dispatch said no passengers were on-board the train and no injuries have been reported.
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Special Response Team Responds to Train Derailment in Juab County