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Tanker fire may have spilled fuel into nearby waterways

Written by Craig Layne, Morning Edition Host/Reporter | May 9, 2013 9:46 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- Dauphin County has closed Wildwood Park due to heavy smoke from a nearby fuel tanker fire.

Dauphin County Parks and Recreation staff report the accident at the interchange of Rt. 322 and Interstate 81 in Susquehanna Township may have also caused a diesel fuel leak that may have spilled into Wildwood Lake and Paxton Creek.

A county spokeswoman says the state Department of Environmental Protection has been notified and expected to take containment and remediation measures.

Programming at Wildwood Park has been canceled today. 

The park will be closed until further notice.

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