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Diesel fuel and hydraulic oil spill into Butler County creek

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AREDALE (KWWL) -

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says about 10 gallons of diesel fuel and hydraulic oil spilled into Boylan Creek after a crane overturned Monday night.

The DNR says the accident happened at a construction site just west of Aredale.

Butler County Emergency Management, Waterloo Haz Mat and Taylor Construction worked Monday night and Tuesday morning to remove the crane from the creek. Downed power lines caused by the accident hampered the removal.

The crane downed power lines at the construction site half a mile west of Aredale, hampering the crane's removal and fuel recovery.

The DNR says the petroleum based products traveled about three miles downstream before they were contained.

They say there was no fish kill, but the DNR will continue to monitor the area.

Boylan Creek empties into the Cedar River about eight miles downstream from the site.

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