LOS ANGELES (NBC) – Thursday morning, emergency crews are on the scene of a large oil spill in Los Angeles.
Fire officials say they estimate more than 50,000 gallons of crude oil spilled when an above-ground pipe broke around 1 a.m. local time.
The oil was seen shooting into the sky and onto nearby businesses.
The Los Angeles Fire Department says the spill has covered a half-mile area and is nearly knee-high in some areas.
The oil line has been remotely shut off and no injuries have been reported.