Cleanup underway after fuel spill


UPDATE: According to the Department of Environmental Protection, an estimated one to five gallons of gasoline was spilled Thursday morning.

According to a DEP official, “While making a gasoline delivery, a driver for Leighow Oil dropped the vent line, which is designed to collect vapors and overflows during the process of transferring gasoline from the tanker truck to the station’s underground storage tank. The estimated 1-5 gallons of gasoline that had collected inside that vent line drained out, causing the spill.”

BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) – Crews are cleaning up a fuel spill at a gas station in Berwick.

It happened just before 6AM at Freas Convenience at the corner of North Warren Street and Freas Avenue.  

We’re told a truck spilled gallons of fuel while delivering to the gas station Thursday morning.

The DEP is on the scene evaluating the spill.

The convenience store is open to patrons, but gas in unavailable while the spill gets cleaned up.

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