Florida State Watch Office Daily Incident Report for Thursday, March 14, 2019

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FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
STATE WATCH OFFICE
DAILY INCIDENT REPORT


Incident Number: 2019-1492 
Incident Name: Reclaimed Water Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   21:41 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   00:54 ET 
Affecting: Pinellas 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: 5,064 gallons of reclaimed water spilled in St. Petersburg due to a saddle that blew off a main line. The release flowed into a nearby storm drain system that empties into Tampa Bay. No clean-up actions were necessary. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1491 
Incident Name: Diesel Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   15:56 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   17:51 ET 
Affecting: Polk 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Approximately 150 gallons of diesel released in the Alturas area due to a vehicle fire. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by a private contractor. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1490 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   12:57 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   17:16 ET 
Affecting: Broward 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: An estimated 200 gallons of raw sewage released from a lift station in Fort Lauderdale due to a ruptured line. The release did impact a nearby storm drain. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1489 
Incident Name: Aircraft Incident 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   16:17 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   16:32 ET 
Affecting: Pinellas 
Involving: Aircraft Incident 
Summary: An Alert 3 was reported at Albert Whitted Airport in St Petersburg. A privately owned aircraft performed an emergency landing after its landing gear failed to deploy. The plane landed safely. No injuries or spills reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1488 
Incident Name: Diesel Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   15:44 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   16:07 ET 
Affecting: Sumter 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: 50 to 60 gallons of diesel released on the Florida Turnpike south of Wildwood due to a punctured fuel tank from road debris. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by a private contractor.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1487 
Incident Name: Effluent Release 
Occurred: 3/12/2019   16:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   15:09 ET 
Affecting: Okaloosa 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 10,000 gallons of reclaimed water released in the Destin area due to contractor error. The release was contained on-site and no clean-up actions were needed. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1486 
Incident Name: Natural Gas Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   14:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   14:28 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Hazardous Materials, Population Protection Actions 
Summary: A natural gas leak was reported in the Palm Beach Gardens area due to a damaged underground pipeline. The immediate area was evacuated until the release could be secured. No injuries or fires reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1485 
Incident Name: Diesel Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   13:56 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   14:12 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in the Belle Glade area due to a submerged vehicle in a canal. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1483 
Incident Name: Chlorine Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   13:11 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   13:28 ET 
Affecting: Martin 
Involving: Hazardous Materials, Vehicle 
Summary: A chlorine release was reported in the Palm City area due to a traffic crash. One trauma alert was reported due to the crash. No waterways or storm systems affected. No clean-up actions reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1482 
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   13:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   13:14 ET 
Affecting: Brevard 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in the Port Canaveral Basin from an unknown source. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1481 
Incident Name: SR-100 Road Closure w/ Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   12:42 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   12:50 ET 
Affecting: Putnam 
Involving: Petroleum Spill, Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: All lanes of SR-100 were closed in the San Mateo area for several hours due to a traffic crash. One unconfirmed fatality and one injury reported. 150 gallons of diesel released, impacting soil on the side of the road.  No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by a private contractor.  
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1480 
Incident Name: Effluent Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   11:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   11:48 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 100,000 gallons of effluent released in the Orlando area due to a gate malfunction. The release was contained on-site. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1479 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   09:19 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   10:55 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 100 gallons of raw sewage released in Miami Beach. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up actions were reported as complete. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1477 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   08:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/13/2019   08:35 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 20 gallons of raw sewage overflowed from a manhole in Miami Beach due to a blockage. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 


Total Incidents: 14 

 

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