Truck Spills 10K Gallons of Jet Fuel on tarmac at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York.
Hazmat and emergency crews were called at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York after 10,000 gallons of fuel spilled from an overturned tanker truck on the runway.
Videos from the scene show the spill being covered in foam to prevent further spreading.
🚨#BREAKING: Hazmat crews are on the scene as 10,000 Gallons of Fuel has Spill Onto JFK Airport Runway from Overturned Tanker Truck⁰⁰📌#Queens | #NewYork⁰⁰Emergency crews, including Hazmat units, are currently on the scene at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens,… pic.twitter.com/BeQeQGHQ6I
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Local units are actively working to determine the optimal method for offloading the remaining fuel from the truck. As of now, no injuries have been reported. The airport or police have not issued a statement about the incident yet.