Florida State Watch Office Daily Incident Report for Saturday, January 12, 2019

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FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
STATE WATCH OFFICE
DAILY INCIDENT REPORT


Incident Number: 2019-235 
Incident Name: Methane Release 
Occurred: 1/12/2019   01:49 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/12/2019   03:50 ET 
Affecting: Duval 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: 
Unknown amount of methane released into the atmosphere from a barge in Jacksonville due to human error. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-234 
Incident Name: Diesel Spill 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   17:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/12/2019   01:37 ET 
Affecting: Walton 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Less than 20 gallons of diesel spilled in the Freeport area due to an overturned dump truck. The spill flowed into a nearby ditch. Clean-up will be conducted by the responsible party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-233 
Incident Name: US-17/92 Closed 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   23:13 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/12/2019   00:00 ET 
Affecting: Polk 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: All lanes of US-17/92
were closed in the Davenport area for an extended period due to a traffic crash. A total of six people were injured. Two of the injured were children who were transported via helicopter. 
Status: Closed 


Incident Number: 2019-232 
Incident Name: Treated Effluent Release 
Occurred: 12/27/2018   13:19 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   21:24 ET 
Affecting: Bay 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: 10,000 gallons of treated effluent released in the South Port area due to an equipment failure. No clean-up actions were necessary. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-231 
Incident Name: US-19 NB Closure 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   20:56 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   20:56 ET 
Affecting: Pasco 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: The northbound lanes of US-19 were closed in the New Port Richey area for an extended period due to a traffic crash. One unconfirmed fatality reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-230 
Incident Name: I-10 WB Closure (MM209) 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   19:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   19:16 ET 
Affecting: Leon 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: The westbound lanes of I-10 were closed near Tallahassee due to a traffic crash. One trauma alert reported.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-229 
Incident Name: Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   17:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   17:54 ET 
Affecting: Duval 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: 50 gallons of diesel released at a Publix in Jacksonville due to equipment failure. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up actions were reported as complete. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-228 
Incident Name: Potential Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   15:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   16:17 ET 
Affecting: Broward 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: A private citizen reported that the pump-out station at a marina in Ft. Lauderdale has been out of service for months and boats have been dumping their waste in the Dania Canal. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-227 
Incident Name: I-275 Road Closure (MM45) w/ Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   15:41 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   16:04 ET 
Affecting: Hillsborough 
Involving: Petroleum Spill, Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: The northbound lanes of I-275 were closed in the Tampa area due to a traffic crash. Approximately 50 gallons of diesel released. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by the county and a roadway contractor.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-226 
Incident Name: Turnpike NB Road Closure 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   14:49 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   15:23 ET 
Affecting: Osceola 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: The northbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike were closed in the Yeehaw Junction area for about three hours due to a traffic crash.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-224 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   13:57 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   15:09 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Over 1,000 gallons of wastewater released from a force main in the Ocoee area due to unknown cause(s). Some of the release entered an unnamed wetland. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-223 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 1/10/2019   11:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   14:54 ET 
Affecting: Pinellas 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: 59,350 gallons of raw sewage released from a private collection system in the Largo area. The release entered a storm drain and drained to Long Bayou. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-222 
Incident Name: Potential Hazmat Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   14:45 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   14:46 ET 
Affecting: Wakulla 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A private citizen reported a sewage and chlorine odor in an unnamed waterway in the Crawfordville area. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-221 
Incident Name: Natural Gas Leak 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   13:27 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   14:01 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A natural gas release was reported at West Boca Raton Community High School. One building was evacuated. Local gas company responded and secured the leak. No injuries or fires reported.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-220 
Incident Name: Hydraulic Fluid Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   13:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   13:58 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: Approximately 5 gallons of hydraulic fluid released in the West Palm Beach area due to a ruptured line on a truck. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by a private contractor.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-218 
Incident Name: Abandoned Drum 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   13:37 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   13:39 ET 
Affecting: Lee 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: An abandoned 55 gallon drum was found floating in the Matanzas Bay. No leaks reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-219 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   11:35 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   13:40 ET 
Affecting: Duval 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: An unknown amount of raw sewage released from a force main in Jacksonville due to unknown cause(s). Some of the release entered a storm drain, but has not entered surface waters. Clean-up actions are planned for a later date. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-217 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 1/9/2019   10:35 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   13:33 ET 
Affecting: Nassau 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 25 gallons of raw sewage overflowed from a manhole in the Fernandina Beach area due to a blockage. No storm drains affected, however some of the release did enter a nearby retention pond. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-216 
Incident Name: SR 24 Road Closure 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   12:56 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   13:24 ET 
Affecting: Alachua 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: The westbound lanes of SR-24 (Archer Road) were closed in the Gainesville area for over two hours due to a traffic crash. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-215 
Incident Name: Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   11:44 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   12:07 ET 
Affecting: Polk 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: 50 gallons of diesel released from a vehicle after a traffic crash in the Lakeland area. The release entered a nearby storm drain. No clean-up actions reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-213 
Incident Name: Natural Gas Release with Road Closure 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   11:27 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   11:27 ET 
Affecting: Hillsborough 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: A natural gas release was reported in the Tampa area due to a high pressure line that was struck by a truck. The surrounding area was cleared until the leak could be secured. No injuries, evacuations or fires reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-212 
Incident Name: Sunken Vessel w/ Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   06:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   11:12 ET 
Affecting: Monroe 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in the Marathon area due to a sunken boat. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-211 
Incident Name: Potential Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 1/4/2019   12:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   10:59 ET 
Affecting: Broward 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Potential petroleum sheen reported in the Plantation area due to a derelict vessel slowly sinking. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-209 
Incident Name: HazMat Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   10:29 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   10:44 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Hazardous Materials 
Summary: Approximately 1 gallon of xylene was released in the Orlando area. The release was hosed off the pavement with water and entered a nearby storm drain. The storm drain discharges into an on-site retention pond. Clean-up conducted by the responsible party and a private contractor. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-208 
Incident Name: I-75 Partial Road Closure (MM86) 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   10:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   10:38 ET 
Affecting: Collier 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: The northbound right lane of I-75 was closed west of Miles City for over one hour due to a disabled semi-truck. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-207 
Incident Name: Potential Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 1/11/2019   09:15 ET 
Reported to SWO: 1/11/2019   09:31 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Potential petroleum sheen reported from an abandoned fuel tank that washed ashore on Long Sound. 
Status: Closed 


Total Incidents: 26 

 

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