Florida State Watch Office Daily Incident Report for Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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FLORIDA DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
STATE WATCH OFFICE
DAILY INCIDENT REPORT


Incident Number: 2019-5687
Incident Name: Diesel Spill
Occurred: 10/9/2019   05:43 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/9/2019   06:25 ET
Affecting: Osceola
Involving: Petroleum Spill, Vehicle
Summary: An estimated 50 gallons of diesel spilled from a box truck on I-4 in the Celebration area. No storm drains or waterways affected. No clean-up actions reported.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5686
Incident Name: White Powder Incident
Occurred: 10/8/2019   20:52 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   20:52 ET
Affecting: Hillsborough
Involving: Hazardous Materials
Summary: A potential white powder incident was reported at a home in the Seffner area. One person was transported. The FBI and a HAZMAT Team have investigated the scene and determined that the incident is unfounded.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5685
Incident Name: Reclaimed Water Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   16:00 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   20:31 ET
Affecting: Walton
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release
Summary: 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of reclaimed water released in the Freeport area due to a damaged line being removed. The release was fully treated and no clean-up was required.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5684
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen
Occurred: 10/8/2019   19:42 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   19:42 ET
Affecting: Hernando
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported on the Tarpon Canal in the Hernando Beach area.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5683
Incident Name: Potential Petroleum Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   12:30 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   19:27 ET
Affecting: Putnam
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported on the St Johns River in the Georgetown area.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5682
Incident Name: I-75 Southbound Road Closure
Occurred: 10/8/2019   18:32 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   19:20 ET
Affecting: Manatee
Involving: Road Closure or DOT Issue
Summary: All southbound lanes of I-75 were closed in the Bradenton area for almost four hours due to a vehicle crash in a construction area resulting in heavy traffic back-up. Minor injuries reported.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5681
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen
Occurred: 10/8/2019   17:30 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   18:04 ET
Affecting: Palm Beach
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported at a marina in the North Palm Beach area.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5680
Incident Name: Wastewater Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   17:58 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   17:58 ET
Affecting: Hillsborough
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release
Summary: An unknown amount of raw sewage released in the Tampa area due to a ruptured force main. The release did enter two storm drains that discharge into the Hillsborough River. Clean-up actions are planned.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5679
Incident Name: Chlorinated Effluent Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   14:30 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   17:11 ET
Affecting: Palm Beach
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release
Summary: An estimated 150 gallons of chlorinated effluent released at a wastewater facility in the West Palm Beach area. The release was fully treated and pumped into a containment area. No drains or waterways impacted.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5678
Incident Name: Diesel Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   16:08 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   16:36 ET
Affecting: Martin
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported on the waters of the Manatee Pocket in the Stuart area.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5677
Incident Name: Hydraulic Oil Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   15:00 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   15:56 ET
Affecting: Polk
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Approximately 65 gallons of hydraulic oil released from a front end loader in Lake Wales due to a ruptured hose. The entirety of the release was to soil and did not impact any drains or waterways. Clean-up actions are planned for the next day.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5676
Incident Name: Potential Petroleum Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   14:40 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   14:56 ET
Affecting: Monroe
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Potential petroleum sheen reported in the Key West area due to a boat with oil tainted bilge.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5675
Incident Name: Wastewater Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   11:00 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   14:55 ET
Affecting: Miami-Dade
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release
Summary: About 50 gallons of raw sewage released at an apartment complex in Miami due to a gravity line blockage. No storm drains affected, but some did enter Lake Park. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5674
Incident Name: Train v Trespasser
Occurred: 10/8/2019   14:02 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   14:47 ET
Affecting: Polk
Involving: Rail Incident
Summary: A freight train struck a vehicle at a crossing in the Haines City area. One unconfirmed fatality and a second possible injury reported.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5672
Incident Name: Diesel Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   13:20 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   14:34 ET
Affecting: Lee
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in the Cape Coral area.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5671
Incident Name: Hydraulic Oil Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   12:15 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   14:08 ET
Affecting: Miami-Dade
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Small hydraulic oil release reported on the deck of a vessel in the Miami area. An estimated 2 ounces of the oil were released into the water.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5670
Incident Name: Wastewater Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   08:30 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   13:23 ET
Affecting: Alachua
Involving: Wastewater or Effluent Release
Summary: 100 to 150 gallons of raw sewage released from a sewage line in the High Springs area due to a damaged line. The release was contained to the home owner’s yard. No storm drains or waterways affected.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5669
Incident Name: Potential HazMat Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   13:00 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   13:22 ET
Affecting: Hillsborough
Involving: Hazardous Materials
Summary: An unknown number of boxes were found at a junkyard in the Riverview area, which were labeled radioactive. A HAZMAT Team responded and confirmed that the boxes were radioactive to some degree. The boxes contained a medical grade isotope with a half-life of 110 minutes. The manufacturer was located and responded to remove the items.  No injuries or evacuations reported.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5668
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen
Occurred: 10/8/2019   12:45 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   13:10 ET
Affecting: Monroe
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in the Key West area.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5667
Incident Name: Diesel Release
Occurred: 10/6/2019   12:00 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   12:53 ET
Affecting: Martin
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Approximately 20 gallons of diesel released from a ruptured saddle tank in the Stuart area. A nearby storm drain was impacted. No waterways affected. Clean-up conducted by the reporting party.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5666
Incident Name: Diesel Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   11:40 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   12:16 ET
Affecting: Palm Beach
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: 30 to 40 gallons of diesel spilled in the Loxahatchee area due to a traffic crash. Some of the release got into a canal. Clean-up conducted by a private contractor.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5665
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen
Occurred: 10/8/2019   11:40 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   12:03 ET
Affecting: Brevard
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in the Cape Canaveral area.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5664
Incident Name: DWF Incident
Occurred: 10/8/2019   08:50 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   10:40 ET
Affecting: Broward
Involving: Drinking Water Facility
Summary: An unknown individual in a black SUV drove down the CSX railroad tracks and stopped near a facility in Fort Lauderdale. They got out and took photos of the facility for unknown purposes. Local law enforcement was contacted but the individual was already gone when they arrived. No damage or access to the facility or system reported.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5663
Incident Name: Natural Gas Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   10:29 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   10:40 ET
Affecting: Hillsborough
Involving: Hazardous Materials
Summary: A natural gas release was reported in the Tampa area due to a construction worker hitting an underground line. No injuries, evacuations or fires reported.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5662
Incident Name: Potential Petroleum Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   10:29 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   10:29 ET
Affecting: Pasco
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Potential petroleum sheen reported in the New Port Richey area due to a capsized boat.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5661
Incident Name: Unknown Sheen
Occurred: 10/8/2019   09:17 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   09:17 ET
Affecting: Walton
Involving: Petroleum Spill
Summary: Petroleum sheen reported in the Black Creek in the Freeport area.
Status: Closed

Incident Number: 2019-5660
Incident Name: US-27 SB Road Closure w/ Diesel Release
Occurred: 10/8/2019   08:08 ET
Reported to SWO: 10/8/2019   08:17 ET
Affecting: Lake
Involving: Petroleum Spill, Road Closure or DOT Issue
Summary: The southbound lanes of US-27 were closed in the Clermont area due to a traffic crash involving a fuel tanker. The tanker had 2,500 gallons of diesel onboard. An estimated 100 gallons leaked from the tanker and into Lake Louisa. Clean-up conducted by a private contractor.
Status: Closed


Total Incidents: 27

 

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