WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials say a malfunction at a coal power plant has caused a leakage of fuel, and emergency officials are working to make sure it doesn't contaminate the nearby Vistula River.
A spokesman for the plant, Piotr Ludwiczak, told the TVN24 news station that about nine tons of fuel leaked from the plant, but was stopped by a protective barrier before it could enter the river.
Firefighters, however, say trace amounts spilled into the river.
The malfunction Wednesday occurred in Kozienice, which is 50 miles southeast of Warsaw.
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