Rig hits hydrant in Pa., spilling 200K gallons
Published: February 19, 2013
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police are searching for the driver of a tractor-trailer that struck a fire hydrant in central Pennsylvania, spilling 200,000 gallons of water.
United Water ways it has repaired the water lines that were damaged in the crash, which happened around 6:15 a.m. Monday in Silver Spring Township. The utility says no customers lost water service, but about 200,000 gallons spilled.
The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reports (http://bit.ly/152Ntxh) police are asking witnesses for help as they try to find the driver who caused the massive spill.
Crews have also gotten the hydrant back into operation.
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