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Large diesel fuel spill reported in KCK

Diesel fuel gushing from a ruptured tank on a tractor-trailer created a three-block long spill Wednesday afternoon in Kansas City, Kan.

Numerous firefighters were working to contain and clean up the spill, which was reported a little after 4 p.m. in the area of 55th Street and Kansas Avenue.

Crews estimated that several hundred gallons had spilled before they got the leak stopped about 4:30 p.m.

Traffic was being diverted from the area.

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