Florida State Watch Office Daily Incident Report for Thursday, November 8, 2018

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FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
STATE WATCH OFFICE
DAILY INCIDENT REPORT


Incident Number: 2018-6921 
Incident Name: Diesel Spill 
Occurred: 11/8/2018   00:26 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/8/2018   02:21 ET 
Affecting: Hillsborough 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: An estimated 3 gallons of diesel leaked from a
truck in a parking lot at a business in Tampa. Release was due to an equipment malfunction on the truck. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up will be conducted by the responsible party
Status: 
Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6920 
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   17:27 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   17:27 ET 
Affecting: Monroe 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: A petroleum sheen and a sewage release were reported in an unnamed canal in the Islamorada area. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6919 
Incident Name: I-75 SB Road Closure (MM 173) 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   16:50 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   17:13 ET 
Affecting: Sarasota 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: The southbound lanes of I-75 were closed in the North Port area for about one hour  due to a traffic crash. One trauma alert reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6918 
Incident Name: Sunken Vessel w/ Sheen 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   10:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   16:46 ET 
Affecting: Lee 
Involving: Marine Incident, Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported on the Caloosahatchee River in the North Fort Meyers area due to a sunken boat.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6917 
Incident Name: US-90 Full Closure 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   16:03 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   16:07 ET 
Affecting: Walton 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: US-90 was closed in the DeFuniak Springs area for about one hour due to a traffic crash. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6916 
Incident Name: Activated Sludge Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   04:16 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   14:59 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 4,000 gallons of activated sludge released at a wastewater facility in the Orlando area due to operator error. The release was contained on-site and a vacuum truck was used to pump up the sludge and return it to a storage tank. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6915 
Incident Name: Potential Hazmat Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   14:54 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   14:54 ET 
Affecting: Duval 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A private citizen reported that unknown chemicals were draining from an auto parts store onto the sidewalk in Jacksonville. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6914 
Incident Name: Potential Sinkhole (Topaz Rd) 
Occurred: 10/24/2018   14:23 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   14:23 ET 
Affecting: Jackson 
Involving: Geological Event 
Summary: A potential sinkhole was reported in the Kynesville area. The subsidence was reported to be threatening a nearby house. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2018-6913 
Incident Name: Hazmat Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   12:37 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   14:24 ET 
Affecting: Lake 
Involving: Hazardous Materials, Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: Approximately 15 gallons of hydraulic oil released from a semi-truck due to a traffic crash in the Umatilla area. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up was started by the local fire department. DEP assistance was requested. CR-44A was closed for an unknown amount of time due to the crash.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6912 
Incident Name: Natural Gas Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   13:32 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   13:53 ET 
Affecting: Hillsborough 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A natural gas release was reported in the Lutz area due to a construction crew hitting a line. The work-site was evacuated until the release could be secured. No injuries or fires reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6910 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   13:18 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   13:24 ET 
Affecting: Martin 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: A private citizen reported an ongoing release of raw sewage from a pipe in the Palm City area. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6909 
Incident Name: Sunken Vessel w/ Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   08:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   12:53 ET 
Affecting: Broward 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported on a canal in Ft. Lauderdale due to a sunken boat. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6908 
Incident Name: HazMat Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   12:20 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   12:20 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: 30 gallons of Sodium Hypochlorite released in the Orlando area due to a ruptured line at a facility. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by a private contractor.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6907 
Incident Name: Natural Gas Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   11:28 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   11:47 ET 
Affecting: Hernando 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A natural gas release was reported in the Brooksville area due to a ruptured line at a construction site. The site was evacuated until the release could be secured. No injuries or fires reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6906 
Incident Name: Train vs Vehicle 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   11:25 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   11:37 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Rail Incident 
Summary: A passenger train struck a vehicle in the Lake Worth area. No injuries, fatalities or derailments reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6905 
Incident Name: Hazmat Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   11:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   11:22 ET 
Affecting: Duval 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: Approximately 50 gallons of hydraulic oil released onto a roadway in Jacksonville  from a service truck due to equipment failure. No storm drains or waterways affected. No clean-up actions reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6904 
Incident Name: Hazmat Release 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   10:28 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   10:54 ET 
Affecting: Brevard 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A private citizen reported that spray expansion foam had been dumped into the water and turtles were eating the material. DEP responded to the scene and determined that the foam was actually sea foam. No further DEP actions required. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6903 
Incident Name: SR 20 SB Closure 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   10:38 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   10:49 ET 
Affecting: Alachua 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: The southbound lanes of SR-20 were closed for about 45 minutes in the Gainesville area due to a traffic crash. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6902 
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   10:15 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   10:36 ET 
Affecting: Broward 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported on the South Fork of the New River in Fort Lauderdale.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6900 
Incident Name: Drinking Water Facility Report 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   08:45 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   09:16 ET 
Affecting: Citrus 
Involving: Drinking Water Facility 
Summary: A break-in to the chemical feed room of a water treatment plant in the Beverly Hills  area. No observed vandalism or tampering with the water system reported. However, a cell phone was reported stolen from the room. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6899 
Incident Name: Suspicious Package 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   08:11 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   08:15 ET 
Affecting: Brevard 
Involving: Bomb Threat or Device 
Summary: A suspicious package was found in a parking lot in Port Canaveral. Local law enforcement responded to investigate. The scene was later cleared without incident. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2018-6898 
Incident Name: Florida Turnpike Closure (MM 249) 
Occurred: 11/7/2018   07:05 ET 
Reported to SWO: 11/7/2018   07:45 ET 
Affecting: Osceola 
Involving: Hazardous Materials, Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: The northbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike were closed in the Kissimmee area for no more than three hours due to a traffic crash. One injury of unknown type and severity reported. One of the vehicle involved was a septic truck and was being treated as a potential HAZMAT.
Status: Closed 


Total Incidents: 22 

 

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