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Oil spills onto street in Harbor Gateway area

October 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Crews have contained an oil spill on the streets of the Harbor Gateway area of Los Angeles.The spill was reported just before 9 p.m. Wednesday on the 14500 block of South Figueroa Street.

About a thousand gallons of crude oil either spilled or leaked onto the street near the Breitburn Operating company.

Firefighters said they stopped the oil from entering a storm drain, and it only took 15 minutes to control the spill.

The cause of the leak remained under investigation.