Diesel Spill - Fairfield

Published: 15 Sep 2020 09:21am

At 9:20am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW were alerted to a truck that was leaking diesel into a drain and roadway on Downey Lane in Fairfield.

Cabramatta and Chester Hill Fire Stations responded to the incident and found a large truck with a 400L fuel tank that had leaked a large portion of its contents of diesel down a nearby drain and on the roadway and footpath.

Firefighters used bins to catch the remaining tank contents and HAZMAT crews used special absorbents and floatation equipment in an attempted to contain the spill in the drain.

An isolation zone was set up while cleanup occurred.

Fairfield City Council attended to continue with mop up once the HAZMAT crew had remediated as much of the spill in the drain as possible.

NSW Police are on scene to assist with traffic management, no injuries were sustained as a result of the spill.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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