Whitewright Gas Leak

A kerosene leak threatens a public park in Whitewright. County officials worked Sunday afternoon cleaning up the leak at Whitewright's Historical and Nature Park on Spruce Street. Residents said they first noticed the smell of fuel on Saturday.

City officials said vandals dumped the fuel out of a county storage tank, down the road from the park. The fuel then spilled into the pond.

As of Sunday night, the spill was not fully contained. Officials said they will continue with cleanup efforts until the fuel is gone.