Crews working to clean up oil spill at Five Mile Pond in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Crews are working to clean up an oil spill at Five Mile Pond in Springfield. 

According to Springfield Fire Spokesperson Dennis Leger, firefighters were called to the pond at 968 Boston Road at 9:28 a.m. for a fuel spill. 

Leger said the rescue squad tried to contain the spill and determine how big the leak was and where it was coming from. 

Massachusetts Environmental Police and the  Department of Environmental Protection have since taken over the clean-up. The pond is closed to boats until the spill has been cleaned up completely. 

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