Glenn Highway Propane Truck Rollover
- Near milepost 84.5 of the Glenn Highway, approximately one half mile west of Long Lake, about 24 miles east of Sutton and 80 miles northeast of Anchorage.
- This incident is a potential release resulting from a tractor-trailer rollover; no release has occurred. The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 AM on Monday, September 13, 2010. The Palmer Fire Department requested ADEC assistance in responding to the incident at 10:30 AM. Crowley Petroleum Distribution (Crowley) reported the incident to ADEC at 10:48 AM.
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- Potential release of liquefied propane gas. Responders have determined that the trailer tank, which contains approximately 9,000 gallons (roughly 35,000 pounds) of liquefied gas, is not leaking.
- A Crowley semi truck towing a propane tank trailer traveling east on the Glenn Highway hit a guard rail and rolled. The truck remained pinned to the guard rail, but the 10,000-gallon capacity trailer separated from it, coming to rest approximately 440 feet down a steep, wooded slope. The cause of the incident has not been determined. Crowley reported that the driver was not injured.
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September 13, 2010
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