Diesel Spill - Chatswood

Published: 22 Sep 2020 06:15pm

Just after 6pm, 22 September, Fire Rescue NSW were called to Smith Street, Chatswood after a Triple Zero (000) call reported a diesel spill from an underground storage tank.

Hazardous materials specialists from Forestville Fire Station were first on scene and located the spill after a large underground storage tank overflowed spilling approximately 1200 litres of diesel.

Firefighters deployed booms (temporary floating barriers) to contain the spill, preventing further spread into nearby drains.

Crews handed the site over to contractors who finished cleaning the area.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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