Train Derailment in Panama
Mon, 09 Nov 2020 14:51:03 CST
The Shoal Creek Fire Protection District was dispatched at 6:46 am on Sunday, Novmeber 8th to a Norfolk and Southern train loaded with coal derailed in Panama at the southern end of Depot St. There were 24 cars total derailed with no injures reported or hazardous materials involved. Shoal Creek Fire Protection District will remain on scene as Incident Command Assisted by Chris-Mont EMA as the cleanup continues under the direction of Norfolk Southern/Hulcher Services, Inc. The area is very congested with heavy equipment and limited roadway access to the scene. The public is asked to avoid the area to prevent traffic congestion.
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