Fire crew contains gasoline spill into Washington Twp. creek

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Haz mat called to gasoline spill

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 5:26 p.m.: A gasoline spill that reached a creek behind a string of retail businesses just off the 6200 block of Far Hills Avenue in Washington Twp. has been contained.

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Fire officials tell us about 15 gallons of gasoline, from a nearby Shell station at Far Hills and West Whipp Road, reached a storm drain and then the creek.

Employees from the string of retail businesses called 9-1-1 to report the smell of gasoline.

The fire crew located the spill, contained it on the water and cleared the scene. A hazmat crew dispatched on the incident was still expected.

INITIAL REPORT

A hazardous materials unit has been dispatched to the 6200 block of Far Hills Avenue in Washington Twp. for a gasoline spill into a creek behind a short string of retail businesses.

A fire crew is on scene, assessing the situation that was reported just before 4:30 p.m.

We have a crew on the way to check it out. We will update this developing report as we learn more.

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