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Fuel spill snarls rush-hour traffic on 210 Freeway in Sylmar area

October 19, 2011 |  6:27 pm

A fuel spill on the eastbound 210 Freeway near Wheatland Avenue in the Sylmar area was snarling rush-hour traffic Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Two eastbound lanes were closed while California Department of Transportation crews cleaned up the fuel, officials said.

The spill had been slowed significantly shortly before 6 p.m, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

No other details were available.

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