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Investigation underway after multiple train cars derail near Joseph City

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Posted at 6:55 PM, Jan 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 00:29:45-05

JOESPH CITY, AZ — No injuries were reported after a train derailed near Joseph City, Arizona Sunday afternoon.

Navajo County Sheriff’s Office deputies say they were informed of the train derailment at around 12:56 p.m.

The train operator, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) says no hazardous materials were released, and there is no danger to the public. No other public roadways were impacted as a result of the incident.

Joesph City Train derailment

Officials say the cause of the derailment is currently under investigation.