Weather could delay fuel spill cleanup in Henrico

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - This weekend's winter storm could delay efforts to clean up a fuel spill in Henrico.

Crews were pumping Lake Hening Wednesday after hundreds of gallons of diesel spill leaked from an underground tank Tuesday.

Firefighters believe some kind of mechanical malfunction is to blame.

The leak turned the water a burnt orange color.

Contractors say once the lake is pumped out, any contaminated soil will need to be removed.

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