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Diesel spill shuts down South Memorial Place Wednesday

Tucson Fire's Hazardous Waste Disposal Unit worked to contain a diesel spill on South Memorial Place Wednesday.
Tucson Fire's Hazardous Waste Disposal Unit worked to contain a diesel spill on South Memorial Place Wednesday.
Tucson Fire's Hazardous Waste Disposal Unit worked to contain a diesel spill on South Memorial Place Wednesday.
Posted at 1:08 PM, Jun 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-08 16:09:27-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Tucson Fire's Hazardous Waste Disposal Unit worked to contain a diesel spill on South Memorial Place Wednesday.

According to the department, the road was closed in both directions in the 6000 block of South Memorial Place.

A semi-truck hit a stone wall. Its fuel tank was torn open and the diesel spilled on the road.

The road was expected to open in the 1 p.m. hour.

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