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Ethanol spill in North Carolina

Firefighters in Greensboro, North Carolina, US, responded to a leaking tanker at a Ryder truck rental facility. 

Approximately 2,000 gallons of ethanol spilled in an accident in south Greensboro, North Carolina.

A tanker filled with ethanol burst after the landing gear, which is used to keep the trailer upright when not hooked to a tractor gave way. 

Additional city crews with heavy equipment were called in to dig a pit to contain the fuel. Crews placed large containers under the tanker to capture some of the fuel. Firefighters moved the rest of the remaining fuel from the damaged tanker to a second tanker. 

No one was injured in the incident.