Small Oil Spill in Mission Hills
By edhat staff
Santa Barbara County firefighters responded to a small oil spill in the Mission Hills area on Tuesday evening.
Around 7:45 p.m., SBCFD received calls of a strong smell of rotten eggs and tar. They responded to the area of Rucker and Calle Lindero Roads in the Lompoc Valley.
Upon arrival they found three barrels of crude oil. Two barrels were in containment and one barrel was outside containment but was static.
The Hazardous Material Unit arrived and a mitigation plan was underway.
There was no additional threat and crews remained on scene to assist with cleanup.