- Associated Press - Monday, March 14, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cleanup efforts are under way after a large cargo ship leaked an unknown amount of oil in Los Angeles Harbor.

The Coast Guard says the leak was reported Sunday evening, where an oily sheen was visible near the vessel Istra Ace.

Officials didn’t immediately know Monday how much fuel entered the water.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said late Sunday that the leak had stopped and a private cleanup company placed booms in the water to contain the oil.

The Coast Guard, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Los Angeles Port Police and fire officials are investigating the leak.



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