Spillage - Clareville
Published: 03 Jan 2021 11:02am
Just after 11:00am yesterday Fire and Rescue crews responded to reports of a spillage from a sunken vessel at Clareville on the Northern Beaches
Fire Crews worked alongside Rural Fire Service and Maritime NSW
to investigate the extent of the spillage and the best way to protect the precious marine life and environment
The spillage was occurring from a sunken trawler in approximately 12m of water and releasing diesel to the surface
Fire Hazmat crews used specialist Containment booms which were deployed around the spill to prevent further spread of the diesel, and along the shoreline for fuel that had reached the shore
Approximately 20 litres of diesel had been released and salvage operations continue today
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
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