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Firefighters tackling spill on Little Lake in Peterborough

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Spill cleanup in Little Lake in Peterborough
Crews are cleaning up a spill on Little Lake in Peterborough. The substance has yet to be determined – Mar 7, 2018

Peterborough firefighters are working to contain a spill in Little Lake.

Around mid-morning Wednesday, crews were called to the Peterborough Marina along George St. N. following reports of a substance flowing into the water.

There aren’t any boats moored at the marina since it’s currently closed for the winter season.

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Firefighters work to set up spill berms at the marina at Little Lake in Peterborough. Harrison Perkins/Special to CHEX News

The substance has a strong odour.

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Fire officials say they working to contain the spill and have contacted the Ministry of the Environment to help determine what the substance is and to figure out a way to remove it from the water.

Spill berms have been setup along the shoreline.

– More to come.

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