Fuel leak closes Davis Street

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BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – The portion of Davis Street located between East Main Street and East First Street is currently closed due to a diesel fuel leak.

Shortly after 4 p.m., a semi-trailer suffered a ruptured fuel line on the side of Davis Street closest to East First Street.Blue Ridge, Fannin County, Georgia, Fire Department, City of Blue Ridge Police Department, Fannin County Sherrif's Office, Larry Thomas, East Main Street, East First Street, Davis Street, Diesel Fuel

Blue Ridge city crews as well as local law enforcement and officials from the fire department are on the scene to close off the street and direct traffic.

Crews from Atlanta are en route to help with clean up. Not only will the roadway need to be properly cleaned of any remaining chemicals from the initial spill, but neighboring yards will also have to be excavated to rid the area of contamination.

Fire Chief Larry Thomas is on the scene and said to expect the roadway to be closed for at least another three hours.

 

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