Derailment in Buhl of a train carrying oil, led Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office to issue a mandatory evacuation in the area.

The accident occurred this afternoon near the 16000 Block of Crosscut Dr. and Sipsey Valley Rd. Residents of six homes were evacuated as precaution due to the threat of fire. Those residents have since been given the all clear to return.

Tuscaloosa County EMA shared a few photos from the accident scene. Three of those photos are posted below.

Buhl Train Derailment #1. Photo courtesy: Tuscaloosa County EMA
Buhl Train Derailment #2. Photo courtesy: Tuscaloosa County EMA
Buhl Train Derailment #3. Photo courtesy: Tuscaloosa County EMA