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Fire crews quickly patch Oroville airport gas leak

Credit: CAL FIRE Butte unit

Oroville fire department crews and a CAL FIRE hazmat team responded to a gas leak at the Oroville air port early Saturday morning.

Posted: Dec 2, 2019 12:04 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Oroville fire department crews and a CAL FIRE hazmat team responded to a gas leak at the Oroville air port early Saturday morning.

A pilot at the airport noticed a small leak coming from the gas pump that fuels air planes.


Credit: CAL FIRE Butte Unit

Crews arrived on scene and patched the line from the tank using an absorbant material that will catch any excess gas.

CAL FIRE said the scene is now clear and no gas fumes are coming from that area. 

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