On Wednesday morning, a Union Pacific train derailed sparking a fire and partial collapse of the Tempe Town Lake bridge.
@TempePolice and Tempe Fire are on scene of a train derailment and large fire over Tempe Town Lake. Several roads are restricted near Tempe Town Lake and west of downtown Tempe. Please avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/c9syNfpVUf
— Tempe Police (@TempePolice) July 29, 2020
Service Alert-Update: Due to a heavy rail fire in Tempe, Valley Metro is terminating service eastbound at 38th St/Wash and Smith Martin/Apache Blvd in Tempe. Buses are being assembled to transport passengers around the incident. #vmservice
— Valley Metro (@valleymetro) July 29, 2020
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) July 29, 2020