5 June 2016 - Oil Spill Photos

5 June 2016 - approx: 7:00 am - Fire Department responded to a report of an oil spill somewhere between the Seaport Inn Marina and Fairhaven Shipyard. Personnel from the Fairhaven Fire Department; Fairhaven Harbor Master; New Bedford Harbor Master; The Massachusetts DEP and the United States Coast Guard responded and, using boats along with walking the shore, searched for the source of the spill. Although the source was never found, a large collection of oil was found in the vicinity of a nearby dock. Oil collection booms and collection mats were deployed in an effort to contain the remnants of the spill.