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Home Heating Oil Tank Leak; Manchester, Washington

Manchester, Washington | 1985-Dec-05

Initial Notification: On December 5, 1985, a fuel line from a home heating oil fuel tank ruptured, releasing 100 gallons of diesel into Puget Sound near Manchester, Washington. Although the fuel line was shut off and tank emptied, a visible sheen was reported offshore in the vicinity of the release. USCG district 13.

Incident Details
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 100 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 47° 33.38′ North
Longitude (approximate): 122° 32.70′ West