Pipeline spill in Lyon County, Minnesota

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KELO Minnesota General

LYON COUNTY, Minn. (KELO) — Crews are working to cleanup a pipeline spill near Cottonwood in Lyon County, Minnesota Thursday morning. 

According to Magellan Midstream Partners, an oil pipeline company, the spill was confirmed around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The leak was diesel fuel and an estimated 200 barrels or 8,400 gallons of fuel leaked. 

By 10:30 p.m., the leaking had stopped. 

Cleanup efforts are underway Thursday to contain the fuel, which has entered a drainage ditch, from entering lake waters in the area. 

The cause of the leak is under investigation and all regulatory agencies have been notified. The have been no injuries, evacuations or road closures associated with the incident. 

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