100 Gallons Of Fuel Spilled In Overland Park

By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)\
By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)\

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) _ Fire officials in a Kansas City suburb are monitoring a large fuel spill at a convenience store.

The accident occurred at a Quik Trip store about 4:15 a.m. Monday when a fuel tanker driver was filling the station's underground tanks.

Fire officials say about 100 gallons of fuel spilled into the parking lot and into a nearby storm drain. The cause of the spill has not been announced.

No injuries were reported. Firefighters and environmental workers checked the storm drains to ensure there was no danger of explosion. The area was reported to be safe about 6:45 a.m.

The Kansas Department of Emergency Management and Johnson County Environmental also were called to the scene.


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