Cleanup efforts underway after petroleum sheen found on Buck Creek in Shelby County

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PELHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Cleanup efforts are underway on Buck Creek in Pelham after a petroleum sheen was found on the waters Thursday afternoon.

According to the Pelham Fire Department, crews responded to the area after hearing reports of a “strong smell of gasoline.” The sheen was found on top of the water and absorbent booms were deployed.

The city of Pelham released a statement saying that the spill isn’t believed to impact any residential or business properties. No injuries or fires have been reported.

Stay with CBS 42 as this is a developing story.

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