Train derailment near Sahuarita

Train derailment near Sahuarita

CREATED Apr 24, 2012

Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo

SAHUARITA, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Sahuarita Police, Rural Metro and Green Valley Fire are currently monitoring a train derailment on the Union Pacific tracks in Sahuarita.

Sam Almodova tells KGUN9 the derailment is approximately 1 mile south of the rear of the Town Hall and Police Station.
At this time there is no threat to the community, but as cars are placed back on the track, authorities preparing should an evacuation be necessary.

There is currently no need for evacuation.

Should the need for an evacuation become necessary, you will be immediately notified.

Questions or concerns should be directed to Sahuarita Police at (520) 343-0609 or (520) 343-0062.