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Diesel Spill Being Cleaned Up Near San Francisco’s Aquatic Park

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Crews were cleaning up about two gallons of diesel fuel that was spilled by a fishing vessel near San Francisco’s Pier 45 Wednesday morning, a U.S.  Coast Guard spokeswoman said.

Cost Guard Lt. j.g. Heather Lampert said the fuel was spilled by a crabbing boat named the “King Crab.”

The spill was reported at 9:11 a.m., a fire department dispatcher said.

Lampert said some absorbent pads were placed in the water.

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