At 11:20 pm Sunday night, the Lawrence County Dispatch received aÂ report from a truck driver reporting a large oil spill on Hwy 25 at theÂ Lawrence/Independence County line.
The Saffell Volunteer Fire Department, Lawrence County Deputies andÂ Office of Emergency Services were notified and all responded to the scene.Â Saffell Firefighters reported once on scene a large amount of oil on the highwayÂ stretching approximately 75 yards down the highway.
According to firemen on scene, the oil caused a traffic hazard. TheÂ source of the spill was not determined, a sand truck from the Arkansas HighwayÂ Department was requested to assist with the clean up of the oil.
There were no injuries reported in theÂ incident.