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Fuel truck overturns in Bristow

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HAZMAT crews are on the scene of an overturned fuel truck in Prince William County. It happened late Thursday night near the Braemar Village Plaza in Bristow.

Photo: Brianne Carter

Authorities say about 7,500 gallons of fuel were spilled. About 1,000 gallons were recovered. The truck was delivering fuel to a Safeway station at the plaza and is operated by Hahn Transportation of New Market, Md.

Resident in nearby neighborhoods had been told to stay inside overnight. Many said there was a strong odor of gasoline. This morning, those leaving on Merrimont Trace Circle and Manor Hall Court can now make a right turn only onto Sudley Manor Drive.

Authorities evacuated people from the plaza immediately after the spill.

 

 

 

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