BREAKING: Train Derailment in Arizona Creates Massive Fire, Partially Collapses Bridge

At 6:15am, a freight train derailment on a bridge over Tempe Town Lake caused a massive fire to burn near Phoenix Arizona.

According to Union Pacific, there were at least ten cars derailed on the bridge, reported CBS 5 Phoenix.

Tempe firefighters, police, and paramedics arrived at the incident scene.

“This is a coordinated attack with several agencies fighting the fire involving multiple train cars,” Tempe police Det. Natalie Barela said in a statement, quoted by NBC News.

“The cause of the derailment has not been identified. This is a very fluid and active scene,” said Barela.

Tempe Fire Medical Rescue told Fox News that the train cars that were carrying lumber were on fire, describing the incident as a second-alarm.

It’s not yet clear what caused the train derailment.

Video from social media shows scenes of the train derailment on the bridge.

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