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Unified Command: Wales Kingkinkgin Rd. Leaking AST

Out-of-service aboveground storage tank (AST) along the Kingkinkgin Road in Wales, Alaska (Lat/Log: 65.608368, -168.091068).
Time/Date of Incident
A Bering Strait Village Corporation (BSVC) employee discovered released product outside of the tank on June 4, 2015. BSVC reported the spill to ADEC at 12:15 p.m. on the same day.
Spill Number
The spilled product is #2 diesel fuel from a 22,000-gallon capacity AST. Amount of product released to date is unknown; however, when the tank was gauged on June 4 and 5, it showed approximately 250 gallons of diesel fuel still remained in the tank.
Hole created from the corrosion on the single wall AST.

Situation Reports

Contact Information

Unified Command and Personnel

  • SOSC: Tom DeRuyter, ADEC
  • FOSC: Capt. Paul Mehler, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Field SOSC: Jessica Starsman, ADEC


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June 5, 2015