Newport Bay diesel fuel leak cleaned up

Newport Beach firefighters and officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Department cleaned up about 200 gallons of diesel fuel that leaked into Newport Bay between Adams and Cypress streets, officials said Monday.

About 1:50 p.m. Friday, the Newport Beach Fire Department responded to a fuel leak in the bay at the Petrosea fuel dock, 503 E. Edgewater Ave., according to the Fire Department.

Authorities found that a supply line leading to the dock was leaking, and it was immediately shut off, according to the Fire Department.

One Newport Beach fire engine, one fire truck and one battalion chief responded to the scene, in addition to three OCSD Harbor Patrol boats and helicopter.

The U.S. Coast Guard and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife supervised the cleanup.

— Lauren Williams

Twitter: @lawilliams30

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