50,000 gallons of oil spills on Los Angeles street

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Map locates Atwater Village in Los Angeles; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Fire Department reports a ruptured oil pipe near Glendale has spilled about 50,000 gallons of crude oil onto streets.

According to a Fire Department release, the leak from a 20-inch pipe was reported around 12:15 a.m. and the oil line was remotely shut off. No injuries were reported.

Oil spilled over approximately half a mile and is knee high in some areas. A handful of commercial businesses are affected.

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