Claremont Fire Department Responds to Waste Oil Spill

Claremont FirestationAbout 1,500 gallons of waste oil seeped onto the grounds of Howe Motors just before 8 am on Monday. Claremont Fire Department Lt. Stevens said the fire department keep the oil from seeping into storm drains by putting down oil absorbing booms. Clean Harbors Environmental service was called to clean up the oil DES and EPA were notified of the oil accident. Stevens says the leak was a result of a faulty pump.

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