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Bainbridge Gas Spill Most Likely Caused By Truck

Gas Leak
Posted at 4:14 PM, Oct 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-03 16:14:00-04

BAINBRIDGE, GA (WTXL) - City officials believe that a gasoline spill on Tuesday was a result of a leak from a tanker truck. However, this believed leak caused an environmental cleanup company to take care of the mess.

According to City of Bainbridge Code Enforcement Officer Keith Pollock, the gas spill happened along North Sims Street, according to city the driver of the tanker truck lives nearby and had parked the truck alongside the road.

City officials say that a passerby called Bainbridge Public Safety to report the smell of gasoline in the air next to the truck’s parking spot, saying that the smell was strong enough to be smelled from inside passing vehicles.

The Georgia Department of Environmental Protection is monitoring the spill.