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2,500 gallons of raw sewage spilled in Sarasota

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SARASOTA Co., Fla. (WWSB) -- A wastewater spill was reported in Sarasota on Wednesday night.

An estimated 2,500 gallons of raw sewage spilled at 6470 Beechwood Avenue due to an equipment malfunction at a lift station around 11:32 p.m.

Some of the release got into a nearby storm drain.

It is currently unknown if any waterways or drinking water are affected.

Clean-up actions are still in progress.