After hour shut down, Route 250 reopened

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UPDATE:

Route 250 in Moundsville has been reopened.


UPDATE:

Route 250 in Moundsville is still closed after a major diesel spill.

According to WV DOH District 6 engineer David Brabham, the road will remain closed until approximately 3 p.m. today for cleanup.

Brabham said there is no danger to the community. An environmental company will be coming in to assess the damage.

Officials believe that about 1,000 gallons of fuel spilled, but no exact amount has been released.

Route 250 is shut down from First Street in Moundsville to the top of Grand View Road Hill.


ORIGINAL:

Happening right now,  Route 250 is shut down after a major diesel spill.

Moundsville volunteer fire department Captain Holmes confirms the road is closed after about 1,000 gallons of fuel is on the road.

Captain Holmes said this is shutting down Route 250 from First St. in Moundsville to the top of Grand View Road Hill. No evacuations are necessary right now.

The fuel reportedly spilled from a leak in a truck.  No estimated time for the road to re-open.

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