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Sunken boat leaking fuel into water in Jupiter

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Firefighters are working to contain an oil spill coming from a sunken boat in Jupiter. (WPEC)

Firefighters are working to contain an oil spill coming from a sunken boat in Jupiter.

According to the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, there is some fuel in the water and crews are setting up a boom, which is a temporary floating barrier used to contain an oil spill, to contain the spread of what is believed to be diesel fuel in the water.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Jupiter Police and the U.S. Coast Guard have been notified, according to fire rescue.


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