Fuel spill discovered in northern Alaska village after storm

Agencies are responding to a fuel spill in a northeast Alaska village after a ruptured fuel line was discovered following a big storm, state regulators said Tuesday.

The fuel line was connected to an above-ground storage tank in the village of Kaktovik that contained about 4,000 gallons of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel, according to an estimate from the North Slope Borough, which owns and operates the tank.

It's unknown how much of that fuel spilled. Snow and ice are helping to limit the...

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