Oil spill - Valla Beach

Published: 15 Sep 2020 09:45am

Just before 10am this morning Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Nambucca Heads Fire Station responded to an incident on Seaforth Drive, Valla Beach following reports of an oil spill after a street cleaners hydraulic hose ruptured.

On arrival, firefighters from both Fire and Rescue NSW and the NSW Rural Fire Service found the spill stretching for approximately one kilometre.

Firefighters and the local Council worked for over 45 minutes placing special absorbents over the spill, rendering it safe.

The incident has now been handed over to the local Council who will have street sweepers finish the clean up.

Please drive with caution in the area.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby


8 Ken Howard Crescent, Nambucca Heads NSW 2448

URUNGA Fire Station

36 Bonville Street, Urunga NSW 2455


26 Wallace Street, Macksville NSW 2447