Division of Spill Prevention and Response

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Incident Description

Location The spill occurred on Easy Street, about half a mile south of the Old Richardson Highway in Fairbanks.
Product/Quantity Alaska Aerofuel Inc. estimates approximately 2,550 gallons of #2 minus 15 gallons heating oil (a blend of #1 and #2 heating oils used during the winter in Fairbanks) were spilled during the incident.
Cause The spill was caused when the driver lost control of his truck on icy road conditions, hit a curb and rolled the truck on its side. A seam on the top of the tank failed and the fuel continued to spill until the truck was pulled upright at approximately 12:40 p.m.
Time/Date of Incident
11:45 a.m. October 19, 2011.
Situation Reports
08/03/2011 (PDF 207K) -- FINAL
10/24/2011 (PDF 613K)
10/21/2011 (PDF 302K)
 
 
Photos
Aerofuels Truck Rollover (10/19/2011)
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For more information

Paul Lhotka at (907) 451-2175