Agencies respond to fuel spill in Volga

March 24, 2023
MIke Tanner

VOLGA, S.D.–The Brookings County Sheriff’s Department and County Emergency Management were called out Thursday afternoon to the Valley Mart gas station in Volga on a report of a fuel spill.

Investigators determined a semi hauling fuel struck some road debris on Highway 14 near 468th Avenue, puncturing the semi’s fuel tank.

The Volga Fire Department estimates 40 gallons of diesel fuel spilled. Firefighters worked to contain the spill and clean it up.

Damage to the semi was estimated at $2,500.