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30-gallon diesel spill in Fisherman’s Terminal

Posted by Meghan Walker on October 14th, 2013

Crews are out responding to a 30-gallon diesel spill in Fisherman’s Terminal today. The state Department of Ecology, U.S. Coast Guard, Port of Seattle and a private cleanup contractor are working to take care of the spill, caused by a broken hose in the engine room on a 73-foot fishing vessel docked in the terminal. The spill is reportedly contained within the terminal, and the owner of the fishing vessel has hired Global Diving to help clean up the spill.

Tweet from Department of Ecology

According to another recent Tweet, the sun and wind are helping the cleanup effort. We’ll update with any new information about the spill. Or, follow the cleanup response on this Twitter feed.

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