Crews cleaning up fuel spill on Choate campus in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD -- Emergency crews were called to the scene of a  fuel spill on the Choate campus Friday.

Crews were dispatched to North Elm Street.  The Emergency Response Coordinator from Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has estimated the spill to be between 50 and 100 gallons.

Choate released a statement on the incident, "During a routine fuel oil delivery, a limited amount of fuel was released in an area adjacent to a storage tank. Immediate action was taken by staff to contain the spill, and Wallingford Fire Department was called to the scene; remediation is currently underway. Staff who work in the adjacent building were evacuated as a precaution. No students were involved."

More details as they become available

 

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