Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Incident Description
Location DeHarts Marina/Fuel Dock, Auke Bay, Juneau, Alaska.
Product/Quantity Diesel and gasoline. Estimated 35 gallons of gasoline and 1,600 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled according to Petro Marine Services
Cause Fire Department Investigators have determined that the cause of the fire was arson. Vandalism is suspected as the flexible joints on two fuel lines were severed. A closed shut-off valve at one of the two diesel tanks failed and allowed the contents into the severed fuel line. A suspect has been arrested by the Juneau Police Department and the Department’s Environmental Crimes Unit has been activated.
Time/Date of Spill September 21, 2004, Time: unknown. Juneau Police Department reported the spill to DEC at 4:21 AM
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