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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Firefighters contain, look for source of oil leaking into Nashua River

NASHUA – Firefighters and city and state officials investigated an oil leak in the Nashua River on Wednesday morning.

The leak didn’t appear to be major and seemed to be coming from a storm water drain on the south bank of the river between Clocktower Place apartments and the Main Street Bridge, said Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien. ...

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NASHUA – Firefighters and city and state officials investigated an oil leak in the Nashua River on Wednesday morning.

The leak didn’t appear to be major and seemed to be coming from a storm water drain on the south bank of the river between Clocktower Place apartments and the Main Street Bridge, said Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien.

Firefighters used booms to contain and clean up the leak and were trying to find the source, he said.

The leak was first noticed over the weekend, when the booms were placed in the water, but the oil sheen on the river seemed more prominent Wednesday, O’Brien said.

City wastewater and state Department of Environmental Services officials also were involved in investigating the source of the oil leak, O’Brien said.

– PATRICK MEIGHAN