Train Derailed Near Joseph City

Holbrook, AZ: On January 24, 2021, at 12:56 PM, Navajo County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center became aware of a train that had derailed near Joseph City, AZ. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) reported to NCSO that there are no injuries, no hazardous material released, no danger to the public and no other public roadways are impacted of a result of this incident. This incident is solely on BNSF property. The cause of the derailment is unknown at this time and is being investigated by BNSF personnel. Any other inquiries on this incident should be directed to BNSF.