4,000 gallons of diesel fuel spill into storm drain in Auburn Hills

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) - Fire crews are on scene of a diesel fuel spill at an office building in Auburn Hills.

7 Actions News has learned that a backup generator with a diesel fuel tank leaked about 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the company's private storm drain that leads to a retention pond on their property.

There is no evidence the fuel leaked into the public sanitary systems, and the threat of fire is reduced because of the frigid temperatures.

The Oakland County Hazardous Materials team responded, along with representatives from the Department of Environmental Quality and the Oakland County Resources Commission. A private environmental clean up company has been contacted to clean up the spill.

The leak happened over the weekend, and crews just found out about it now.

The building is located at 2800 Taylor Road, near I-75 and Lapeer Road.

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