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Diesel spill shuts down Highway 210


Diesel fuel poured from a pump and pooled in traffic lanes, causing Highway 210 to be shut down for hours Thursday.

Kevin Tengwall, Brainerd Fire Department, said they were able to clean up the fuel, absorb and neutralize it Thursday night.

The fuel spill was reported after 6 p.m. Thursday at the SuperAmerica station in northeast Brainerd.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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