Crews investigating cause of sewage spill in Sarasota on Thursday night

Sewage Spill Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A sewage spill in Sarasota is now under investigation.

It happened on Thursday near Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

The initial investigation revealed a broken force main. Crews were able to repair it, but not before more than 20,000 gallons of sewage spilled onto the ground.

ABC7 was told that the spill did reach a nearby drainage ditch.

Crews now are working to find the cause of the pipe failure.

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