50,000 Gallons Of Oil Spill In California Streets
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Fire Department says a ruptured oil pipe near the suburb of Glendale has spilled about 50,000 gallons of crude oil onto streets.
According to a Fire Department news release, the leak from a 20-inch pipe was reported at about 12:15 a.m. in Atwater Village and the oil line was remotely shut off; no injuries were reported.
Oil spilled over approximately half a mile and is knee-high in some areas.
A handful of commercial businesses are affected, including a strip club that was evacuated.