MANATEE -- Several local agencies Monday afternoon respondedto a spill of 55 gallons of oil along three blocks of 15th Street East near the intersection with State Road 70.
The spill happened about 2 p.m. The cleanup closed 15th Street East, between 51st Avenue East and State Road 70, or 53rd Avenue East,for about one hour, officials said.
The unused oil was being delivered in 55-gallon drums to local oil-change retailers. A jack on the truck punctured the drum, spilling the oil.