Date: September 3, 2019
Location: I-295 27.0 North Bound
Incident: Commercial Motor Vehicle Crash with Material Spill
Haz-Mats: 13, Camden County
Radio Operations: Highway 1/Fire Ground 2
Westville and Bellmawr Fire Departments dispatched to Interstate 295 at the 27 Mile marker North Bound for a material spill/highway hazard.
Chief 301 on location reporting a spill due to a Motor Vehicle Crash. No injuries but a Tracker Trailer leaking diesel fuel. Approximately 75 gallons on the highway and the saddle tank still leaking. Squad 32 applying absorbent pad and oil dry and Rescue 738 catch basin to control the leak.
Cherry Hill Fire Department Haz-Mat 13 Special called to off load the remaining fuel from the saddle tanks. NJDOT with private contractor remained on location for the clean up.
The highway was backed up for over 7 miles.