An oil spill in the Fairhaven Shipyard has been contained.

Fairhaven Deputy Fire Chief Todd Correia tells WBSM News the spill was reported Tuesday morning, and was quite extensive. "Most of the oil slicks and oil things that we find in the harbor are usually uncollectable, meaning the fact that it's a small sheen on top of it and we allow Mother Nature to kind of let the sun evaporate it. This was enough that it was actually beginning to come up on the shore and coat the rocks and things like that," said Correia.

Correia says the spill stretched 100x300 yds, and was contained with booms and has been cleaned up by emergency response professionals from Frank Corp.

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Fairhaven Harbormaster are investigating the source and the cause of the spill.

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