Update: 10,000 gallons of oil spill in Los Angeles suburb, businesses evacuated

"Oil is knee-high in some areas," the fire department said. "A handful of commercial businesses are affected."

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About 10,000 gallons of crude oil spilled over from an above-ground pipeline in Los Angeles, the fire department said on Thursday, according to an NBC news report.

No injuries were reported according to the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement. The pipeline was shut off remotely, and the incident shut down a section of the Atwater Village area of the city, a local NBC affiliate reported.

"Oil is knee-high in some areas," the fire department said. "A handful of commercial businesses are affected."

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