Otay Mesa diesel spill prompts hazmat callout

OTAY MESA - A semi-truck spilled 75 gallons of diesel fuel after a minor crash in a Home Depot parking lot in Otay Mesa early Monday morning.

The incident occurred at about midnight. at 950 Dennery Road. The semi-truck struck something, causing a tear in its saddle tank, according to a San Diego Fire-Rescue official at the scene.

Hazmat crews were called to the scene, and contained the spill to the parking lot. None of the fuel made its way into any storm drains.  

The details of the crash were not confirmed.

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