Ohio State Route 148 is closed from the State Route 26 intersection to State Route 9 intersection, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Traffic is detoured. Officials expect the road to reopen in about three to four hours.
Emergency Management officials are responding to a tanker rollover where thousands of gallons of fuel are threatening a drinking well in Belmont County.
According to Belmont County EMA, it happened about 9 a.m. on West Captina Road in Somerton.
Officials said the tanker, carrying diesel fuel, rolled, and is spilling fuel at a rate of 100 gallons per minute. They said the spill is threatening a private drinking water well at 41790 West Captina Road.
The Ohio State Environmental Protection Agency is being called to the scene.
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