250 gallons of oil leaks into Burrillville well

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BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Mangement is inspecting an oil leak that happened in Burriville Saturday afternoon.

The DEM says there was an oil filter failure at a house on Waterfront Circle near Spring Lake, causing 250 gallons of oil to leak, seeping into the ground and ended up in a well.

A hazardous materials crews there and deployed a vac truck to pump out the well.

The Burrillville fire department also sent a boat out but did not see oil on the shoreline or in the water.

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