Diesel Spill in Ooltewah

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Courtesy: Hamilton Co. Hazmat

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (WDEF)- A good Samaritan reported a diesel spill this morning near Satjanon Drive in Ooltewah.

Fire and Hazmat crews say that 15 to 20 gallons of diesel leaked from a bulldozer that was on a construction site.

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Crews used an absorbent boom to contain the spill and made an earth dam to stop additional diesel from spilling into a nearby creek.

Hamilton County Health department says that an environmental company will be cleaning up the remaining diesel in the creek and on the ground.

Courtesy: Hamilton Co. Hazmat