Suspicious liquid found on Boy Scout Road

Steve Crawford/ Staff
A leak is under investigation along Boy Scout Road.
Sunday, May 13, 2012 6:20 PM
Last updated 7:34 PM
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Firefighters and utility workers tried to determine the source of a suspicious liquid in a stream on the 200 block of Boy Scout Road Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Richmond County Fire Battalion Chief Michael Weathers said a man was walking by the area when he smelled a strong odor of gasoline and called police. They have since put out barricades to stop the liquid from continuing downstream.

He said they were not sure if it is gasoline and would wait to see if it dissipates.

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FLIPPED OUT 05/13/12 - 06:54 pm
Check for a local septic truck

Check for a local septic truck

fftaz71 05/14/12 - 11:25 am
soapy...typically the fire

soapy...typically the fire dept IS the hazmat team. Firefighters do more these days than just EMS and firefighting. Without knowing what the substance is, putting down "pigs" is probably the best solution. Boy Scout Road IS close to a few gas stations, one could have a leaking underground tank.

Sweet son
Sweet son 05/14/12 - 11:43 am
Checking the gas stations in

Checking the gas stations in the area is a good idea but a one time spill will dissapate and be kinda like the proverbial taking a leak in the ocean. Sean I hope that was OK. If not I know you will pull it. LOL!

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