Gas spill requires overnight attention
ST. AMANT- Fire fighters and hazmat crews spent Monday night cleaning gasoline out of ditches near Highway 431 and Gold Place Road after a tanker truck leaked its load.
Pictures from the scene show the semi apparently hit a pole making a turn, causing the leak.
Chief James LeBlanc said around 75 gallons may have leaked. Crews had to siphon the fuel off the ground.
Roadblocks were also used at Highway 431 and Jimmy Michael Road, Gold Place and George Lambert, Highway 431 and Bayou Narcisse, and Cannon and Stevens Park to keep people away from the mess.
LeBlanc said there are no evacuations, but warned people in the area to be cautious.
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