Oil spill leaks up to 600 gallons into Bronx River by Mark Vergari, Jordan Fenster and Michael D’Onofriof rom The Journal News, Saturday, February 27, 2016.
YONKERS – As much as 600 gallons of oil drained into the Bronx River Saturday as hazmat crews scrambled to clean up a large oil spill.
"It’s a major cleanup operation," said Yonkers Fire Department Chief of Operations Robert Capurso.
The truck, carrying 6,000 gallons of home-heating oil, was en route to Glendale Gardens, an apartment building at 125 Bronx River Road, around 8:30 a.m., Battalion Chief Timothy Fitzpatrick said. As the truck pulled into a driveway to make the delivery, oil began leaking out of the truck.
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