Aliceville Train Derailment

Aliceville, AL - Region IV

 

Site Contact:

Jordan Garrard
On-Scene Coordinator

garrard.jordan@epa.gov

Aliceville, AL 35447
response.epa.gov/alicevilletrain

Latitude: 33.0882930
Longitude: -88.1418120
NRC#: 1065208, 1065206

At around 0:00 local time the morning of Nov 8, 2013 a train carrying crude oil derailed south of Aliceville, AL causing up to 23 cars to be derailed. Many of the cars caught on fire and several of them were breached. OSC Jordan Garrard was deployed to the scene to work with ADEM and the RP to conduct oversight of the cleanup operations.


For additional information, visit the Pollution/Situation Report (Pol/Sitreps) section.