Jet fuel spills from pipeline in Parkland, Washington: local media

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 02, 2017 11:36 PM

(Reuters) - A jet fuel spill from a pipeline on Wednesday in Washington state prompted evacuations of residents from a nearby apartment in Parkland as a precaution, according to a local media report.

Crews from the Washington Department of Ecology responded to the spill, which has been contained, said the report on the website of KOMO-TV. The report did not specify which company operated the pipeline or the volume of the spill.

Parkland is a community about 40 miles south of Seattle.

Clean up was underway and the pipeline has been shut, the report said.

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The Washington Department of Ecology was not immediately available for comment.

(Reporting by Arpan Varghese in BENGALURU; Editing by Tom Hogue)