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Fuel spill in Breckinridge County

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BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A fuel spill is causing major traffic problems on HWY 60. Kentucky State Police say HWY 60 will likely be blocked for another 8-9 hours west of Hardinsburg. Traffic is being detoured onto KY 144 and KY 992.

The fuel spill was reported by Breckinridge Co EMA in the community of Hardinsburg.  It happened on HWY 60 about 3 miles west toward Owensboro. Breckinridge Co EMA reported the crash involved a CMV gasoline tanker truck. The CMV was on its side and spilling a large amount of gas. The truck has about 3,200 gallons of product.

EMA was conferenced with Environmental and will attempt to dam the flow if it can be done in a safe manner. EMA reported they have no ability to monitor the atmosphere around the spill.

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