Governor's Office Emergency Services
Hazardous Materials Spill Report

    DATE: 11/30/2023
    TIME: 1328
    RECEIVED BY:
    CONTROL#:
    Cal OES - 23-7375
    NRC -
1.a. PERSON NOTIFYING Cal OES:
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
BNSF Railroad
1.b. PERSON REPORTING SPILL (If different from above):
1. NAME:2. AGENCY:3. PHONE#:4. Ext:5. PAG/CELL:
2. SUBSTANCE TYPE:
2. a. SUBSTANCE:b.QTY:>=<Amount Measurec. TYPE:d. OTHER:e. PIPELINEf. VESSEL
>= 300 Tons
1. Methanol<5 Cup(s)CHEMICAL, VAPORNoNo
2. = NoNo
3. = NoNo
g. DESCRIPTION: Reporting party states on Nov 22 2023 a release occurred due to a damaged valve stem because of packing issues which caused a release of less then 5 cups of methanol into the air from train car UTLX 205951. Valve has been repaired. No impact to waterways and no derailments.
h. STOPPAGE/CONTAINMENT:i. WATER INVOLVED: j. WATERWAY:k. DRINKING WATER IMPACTED
Stopped, Not containedNoNoneNo
l. MARITIME VESSEL
No
m. KNOWN IMPACT
None
3. a. INCIDENT LOCATION: 200 North H Street
b. CITY:c. COUNTY: d. ZIP:
Barstow
San Bernardino County92311MOJAVE DESERT AQMD
4. INCIDENT DESCRIPTION:
a. DATE:b. TIME (Military):c. SITE:d. REPORTED CAUSE
11/22/20231953 Rail Road Mechanical
R/R Crossing less than 50 feet from incident site? No
UPRR RIM#: None
e. INJURIESf. FATALITY g. EVACUATIONh. CLEANUP BY:
NoNoNoUnrecoverable
6. NOTIFICATION INFORMATION:
a. ON SCENE:b. OTHER ON SCENE: c. OTHER NOTIFIED:
d. ADMIN. AGENCY: San Bernardino County Fire Departmente. SEC. AGENCY:
f. ADDITIONAL COUNTY: g. ADMIN. AGENCY:
h. NOTIFICATION LIST:
Cal GEM:
RWQCB Unit:

6B
Cal OES Region:
AA/CUPA, DTSC, RWQCB, US EPA, USFWS, AIR RESOURCES BD, PUC, Co/Hlth, Co/E-Hlth
Photo Attachment:
11. Cal OES Reg.
********* Control No: 23-7375 *********

Created by: Warning Center on: 11/30/2023 01:28:39 PM Last Modified by: Warning Center on: 11/30/2023 01:43:29 PM