Official: 94K gallons of jet fuel spills at naval air station base

(WAVY Photo)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Crews are working to clean up a large jet fuel spill Thursday morning at Naval Air Station Oceana.

Navy spokesman Tom Kreidel said the spill was on a bulk fuel farm at the base. He says 94,000 gallons of JP5 jet fuel spilled.

Kreidel says the spill has been contained, and the next step is for crews to clean it up. Officials will investigate how the spill happened.

The Virginia Beach Fire Department tweeted Thursday morning that part of London Bridge Road is expected to be closed for several hours. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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