An overfilled oil
tank sent hundreds of gallons of oil into the Bronx River, officials say.
Officials say the spill happened when a building on Garth Road got an oil
delivery late Friday.
The tank was overfilled and began leaking into the parking lot before reaching
into storm drains, which connect to the Bronx River.
Eastchester Fire Chief Brian Tween says they set up containment booms in the
river to stop the oil from spreading.
The oil reached as far as the Crestwood Train Station in Tuckahoe.
A private company teamed up with the Westchester Department of Environment
Conservation to vaccuum the oil overnight.
Most tank trucks carry between about 5,000 to 11,000 gallons oils but News 12
is still waiting on an update from officials on how much spilled into the