Firefighters Contain Large Oil Spill In SE OKC

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 8:45 pm
By: Kaitlyn Hawpe

Crews responded to a large oil spill in Southeast Oklahoma City, Wednesday evening, Officials said. 

According to report, the spill was near an oil well close to Southeast 52nd Street and South Byers Avenue. 

Firefighter and the hazmat team responded to the scene. 

Officials said oil was running down the street and into a creek. 

Officials said the oil was leaking from an open valve. The valve has been closed, and the leak has been contained. 

Authorities encourage people to avoid traveling in this area while crews continue to clean up the area. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 9 for updates as information becomes available. 




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