Tanker truck overturns, spills diesel fuel west of Bush Airport

Tanker truck overturns, spills diesel fuel west of Bush Airport

Credit: KHOU

The incident was reported in the 2500 block of Farrell Road around 7 a.m. Tuesday.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 6, 2014 at 8:29 AM

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- A hazmat team was called in after a tanker truck crashed and spilled diesel fuel not far from Bush Intercontinental Airport.

The incident was reported in the 2500 block of Farrell Road around 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office reports that 4300 gallons of red diesel, used in home heating, spilled from the truck.

More than an hour later Farrell remained shut down in both directions as cleanup crews continued their work.

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