Diesel Fuel Spill Shuts Down Southwest OKC Street

Friday, August 12th 2011, 3:13 pm
By: News 9

UPDATE: S.W. 29th Street is now open.


OKLAHOMA CITY -- Workers shut down part of S.W. 29th Street in Oklahoma City when they spilled diesel fuel while trying to move a diesel fuel storage tank.

This happened at around noon on Friday at the American Prepared Foods, located on S.W. 29th between Rockwell and Council Rd. Workers attempted to move the fuel tank with a crane when they spilled 150 to 200 gallons of diesel onto the street.

Workers were able to respond quickly to this incident. Oklahoma City Fire Department and hazardous materials cleanup crews kept the spill out of the adjoining ditches and storm drains in time.