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Fire Service Responds to Minor Oil Slick

A truck hauling a Rubis fuel tanker along Jeremy Street in Castries mid-morning April 28th apparently encountered mechanical difficulty that caused the fuel tank to detach. 

Rubis fuel tanker detaches from truck

The malfunction caused a minor oil slick.

The Saint Lucia Fire Service was called in to contain the spill.

Fire Service personnel contain Jeremy Street oil spill

The incident caused a temporary shut down of the western section of a typically bustling Jeremy Street.

 

No injuries were reported as a resulted of the incident.

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