Florida State Watch Office Daily Incident Report for Friday, March 15, 2019

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FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
STATE WATCH OFFICE
DAILY INCIDENT REPORT


Incident Number: 2019-1511 
Incident Name: SR-44 Closed 
Occurred: 3/15/2019   01:13 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/15/2019   01:49 ET 
Affecting: Volusia 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: All lanes of SR-44 are closed in the DeLand area due to a traffic crash. One unconfirmed fatality and a second injury reported. No hazardous material releases or fuel spills reported. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-1510 
Incident Name: Northbound I-95 Closed 
Occurred: 3/15/2019   00:01 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/15/2019   00:14 ET 
Affecting: Broward 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: All northbound lanes of I-95 were closed at SR-84 in Ft. Lauderdale for over one hour due to a traffic crash that resulted in a tractor-trailer dangling from an overpass. No injuries or fuel spills reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1509 
Incident Name: Potential Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   17:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   23:02 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Anonymous report of multiple oil spills over a long period of time at an automotive shop in the Orlando area. No clean-up actions reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1508 
Incident Name: Wastewater Spill 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   19:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   22:53 ET 
Affecting: Miami-Dade 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Over 1,000 gallons of raw sewage released in the parking lot of the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds in Miami. The release is from a privately owned system and reported as ongoing. No storm drains or waterways affected. Repairs and clean-up will be conducted by Miami-Dade County water & Sewer.
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1507 
Incident Name: Earthquake (M 2.2) 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   01:50 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   20:47 ET 
Affecting: Escambia, Santa Rosa 
Involving: Geological Event 
Summary: The USGS reported a magnitude 2.2 earthquake, which occurred at 0150 ET on 03/13/19, just north of the FL/AL border in Alabama (north of Century and Jay, FL). The exact coordinates of the epicenter were 31.012°N 87.178°W. There have been no reports of injuries or structural damage because of the earthquake. There are no requests for state assistance. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1506 
Incident Name: Potential Sinkhole (Monarch Dr) 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   16:11 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   17:04 ET 
Affecting: Pasco 
Involving: Geological Event 
Summary: Potential sinkhole reported in the Port Richey area. The subsidence damaged a local roadway. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-1505 
Incident Name: Turnpike SB Road Closure 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   16:51 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   17:02 ET 
Affecting: St. Lucie 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: All southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike were closed in the Port St. Lucie area for an extended period due to a traffic crash. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1504 
Incident Name: Beeline Highway Wildfire 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   15:52 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   17:02 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Fire, Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: 8 to 10 acre wildfire reported in the Riviera Beach area. The wildfire was last reported to be contained. No injuries, evacuations or damages reported. The Beeline Highway was closed for over four hours due to the wildfire. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-1503 
Incident Name: Potential Sinkhole (Saybrook Dr) 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   16:29 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   16:29 ET 
Affecting: Pasco 
Involving: Geological Event 
Summary: Potential sinkhole reported in the Port Richey area. The subsidence damaged a local roadway. Barricades were placed around the area and adjusted as the subsidence expands. No other structures were reported as threatened or damaged. 
Status: Open 

Incident Number: 2019-1502 
Incident Name: Road Closure (Poinciana Blvd) 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   16:34 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   16:34 ET 
Affecting: Osceola 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue 
Summary: All lanes of South Poinciana Boulevard were closed for almost two hours due to a traffic crash in Kissimmee. One person reported injured. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1501 
Incident Name: Potential Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 3/13/2019   19:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   15:40 ET 
Affecting: Palm Beach 
Involving: Marine Incident, Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in the Delray Beach area due to a sunken barge. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1500 
Incident Name: SR-40 Road Closure 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   14:26 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   14:46 ET 
Affecting: Marion 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: SR-40 was closed for an extended period due to a traffic crash near Ocklawaha. Seven injuries of unknown severity and one unconfirmed fatality reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1499 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   05:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   14:25 ET 
Affecting: Polk 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 80,000 gallons of raw sewage released from a gravity line in the Winter Haven area due to a hole in a line. Approximately 70,000 were recovered and the other 10,000 remained on site. No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1498 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   09:55 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   13:25 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Over 1,000 gallons of raw sewage released from a force main in the Orlando area due to unknown cause(s). No storm drains or waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1497 
Incident Name: Treated Effluent Release 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   17:35 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   13:19 ET 
Affecting: Orange 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 2,000 gallons of treated effluent released from an aboveground storage tank due to equipment failure in Apopka. No storm drains or waterways affected. No clean-up actions were needed. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1496 
Incident Name: Wastewater Release 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   09:30 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   12:01 ET 
Affecting: Charlotte 
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release 
Summary: Approximately 5,000 gallons of raw sewage released from a force main in the Port Charlotte area due to a ruptured line. The release entered a nearby contained retention pond. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1495 
Incident Name: I-75 SB Road Closure 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   09:38 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   09:55 ET 
Affecting: Sarasota 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: The southbound lanes of I-75 were closed for about two hours due to a traffic crash in Sarasota. Unknown number of injuries reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1494 
Incident Name: US-27 Road Closure 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   07:36 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   08:34 ET 
Affecting: Leon 
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue, Vehicle 
Summary: US-27 (North Monroe Street) was closed in the Tallahassee area for over one hour due to a traffic crash. One trauma injury was reported. 
Status: Closed 

Incident Number: 2019-1493 
Incident Name: Petroleum Release 
Occurred: 3/14/2019   07:00 ET 
Reported to SWO: 3/14/2019   07:34 ET 
Affecting: Monroe 
Involving: Petroleum Spill 
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in Islamorada. 
Status: Closed 


Total Incidents: 19 

 

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