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Semi-trailer leaking 1,000 gallons of propane near Spotlight 29 Casino

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Cal Fire firefighters are at the scene of a semi-trailer with two 500 gallons of propane leaking within the trailer near Spotlight 29 Casino Tuesday evening.

The incident started at approximately 5:31 p.m.

News Channel 3 crew at the scene saw crews checking a truck carrying barrels of propane near the back of the casino. There did not appear to be any propane spilling onto roads at this time.

Cal Fire crews are in a unified command with Spotlight 29 travel staff. Riverside County Hazmat, Corona FD Hazmat, the California Highway Patrol are also responding.

“On Tuesday there was a minor incident involving a guest trucking rig at Spotlight 29 Casino involving a potential propane leak from the semi-truck’s tank. Thanks to the swift response from Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire, the California Highway Patrol, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Riverside County Environmental Health, and American Medical Response, the incident was quickly contained. We would like to thank all members of the excellent emergency response agencies who helped us remedy this situation.”

Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Tribal Chairman Darrell Mike

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