Diesel fuel spill on Dover Street in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) – The Springfield Fire Department was called to the area of Dover Street for a diesel fuel spill Thursday afternoon.

Springfield Fire Department Arson and Bomb Squad Commander Captain Brian Tetreault told 22News, over 35 gallons of diesel fuel had spilled due to the trailer of a car carrier coming loose and puncturing the fuel tank.

Cumberland Street blocked off for hours while crews worked to control the fuel spill. Dover Street was also blocked off but all have since reopened.

DEP & SFD director of emergency preparedness assisted with the spill and environmental services handled the cleanup.

Dover Street, Dwight Street, and Cumberland Street were all affected.

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