Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Hazardous Material Spill Update
CONTROL#: 23-2228 NRC# 1363323
|NOTIFY DATE/TIME: 03/27/2023 / 1019||RECEIVED BY:|
Cima/San Bernardino County
SOUTH COAST AQMD
|AGENCY: Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR)|
|a. SUBSTANCE:||b. QTY:|
|Measure||c. TYPE:||d. OTHER:||e. PIPELINE||f. VESSEL|
>= 300 Tons
|1.Iron Ore||99 railcars||N/A||RAILROAD DERAILMENT||No||No|
|Orignal Description:Caller states Union Pacific Railroad # OUTS1 of the 25th had 99 railcars derailed and ran uncontrolled due to unknown reasons at this time. Unknown if railcars are upright or on their side at this time. Train was heading southbound at the time of incident and a mainline is impacted. Estimated that it ran uncontrolled for 20-21 miles. |
There are no reported of Hazmat released at this time. Iron Ore did impact the Kelso Wash.
|Update(s): 03/27/2023 10:51:44 AM - PER NRC# 1363260, "THE CALLER STATED THAT THERE WAS AN UNCONTROL MOVEMENT OF A FREIGHT|
TRAIN, WHICH RESULTED IN (99) CARS, AND (1) LOCOMOTIVE THAT
DERAILED. THE CARS THAT DERAILED CONTAINED AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF IRON
ORE. BECAUSE OF THIS INCIDENT AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF IRON ORE RELEASED
ONTO THE BALLAST AND INTO THE KELSO WASH (A CREEK RUN-OFF). THE
MAINLINE TRACK WAS CLOSED IN ALL DIRECTIONS. THERE WERE NO REPORTED
INJURIES OR FATALITIES IN CONNECTION TO THIS INCIDENT. AT THIS TIME
A PRICE POINT FOR DAMAGES HAS YET TO BE SET, HOWEVER THE CALLER
SUSPECTS IT WILL MEET OR EXCEED (150,000) DOLLARS.
THE CALLER WAS UNABLE TO PROVIDE SPECIFICS ABOUT THE TRAIN INVOLVED
SUCH AS THE DERAILED CAR INFO, TRAIN SPEED, TRAIN DIRECTION, TRACK
SPEED, AND THE NUMBER OF LOCOMOTIVES AND CARS THE TRAIN HAD."
Railroad Involved: UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
Train Number: OUTS1 OF THE 25TH
Train Type: FREIGHT Train Direction:
Train Speed: Track Speed:
Locomotives: Cars: Derailed: 100
Suspected DOT Regulation Non Compliance: UNKNOWN
Pos. Carnumber Type Cargo
; 03/27/2023 05:08:46 PM - Caller states 300 gallons of diesel is released into the Kelso Wash. Spill has not been stopped but it is contained within a burm. Lead locomotive #UP7856 Second locomotive # UP6502. Caller states it was 55 railcars and 2 locomotive that derailed. An unknown amount of railcars caught on fire due to unknown reasons at this time. Caller states all 55 railcars had iron ore at the time of incident. No fatalities or injuries occurred. Contractor is on scene to perform cleanup. Unknown if this event will caused delays at this time.
; 03/27/2023 05:58:56 PM - //////THIS IS AN UPDATE FOR NRC REPORT NUMBER 1363260.///////
- 300 GALLONS OF DIESEL FUEL RELEASED FROM TWO LOCOMOTIVES.
- 55 RAIL CARS DERAILED.
Fire Extinguished: UNKNOWN
THE CALLER STATED THAT MANAGEMENT IS EN-ROUTE TO THE LOCATION.
Release Secured: UNKNOWN
; 03/28/2023 03:46:46 AM - Called to update amount: Approximately 5,369 gallons of Diesel Fuel released, this material was from the two involved locomotives (#UP7856 - 2,970 Gal, #UP6502 - 2,399 Gal).
|1. 5,369 Gallons Diesel Fuel||
UPDATE KNOWN IMPACT:
|Called to update amount: Approximately 5,369 gallons of Diesel Fuel released, this material was from the two involved locomotives (#UP7856 - 2,970 Gal, #UP6502 - 2,399 Gal).|
|Link to Spill Report: http://w3.calema.ca.gov/Operational/MALHaz.NSF/SpillAllDocs/A0EE670F55D43A398825897F005F238F?OpenDocument|
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