‘Knee Deep’: 50,000 gallons of oil spills on LA streets


A ruptured oil pipe near the city of Glendale, Los Angeles County, has caused a massive leak as 50,000 gallons of crude oil spilled onto streets, which is knee high in some places, the Los Angeles Fire Department reports.The leak from a 20-inch pipe was first reported at around 12:15 am local time. The oil line was remotely shut off, the Los Angles Fire Department (LAFD) said in a press release. The oil spill has covered approximately a half-mile area, and is knee deep in some spots. The leak, which was sprung near 5175 W. San Fernando Rd., has spill has affected some commercial businesses.“Oil is knee-high in some areas,” the fire department said in a statement. “A handful of commercial businesses are affected.”

For full report read ….. http://rt.com/usa/159164-los-angeles-oil-spill/


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