MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Coast Guard crewmembers are responding to a report of a fuel spill near Government Cut.
The Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from Neptune, a 95-foot vessel, that a fuel tank holding approximately 7,800 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel has leaked approximately 100 gallons into the water.READ MORE: Florida School Quarantine Rule Could Be Extended
The leak was discovered by crewmembers who noticed a rupture in the tank.READ MORE: No Bond For Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Who Was Released From Jail 30 Days Ago On Probation
Sorbent boom was deployed to contain the spilled fuel.
An aircrew is on scene alongside a crew from Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
The cause of the incident is under investigation. No injuries were reported.