facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Manure spilled on more than one mile of road

Sept. 19, 2011 at 1:05 PM   |   Comments

ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Authorities in Maryland said they do not know the origin of liquid manure dumped over a 1 1/2 mile stretch of a city's Main Street.

Howard County Fire Battalion Chief Eric D. Proctor said crews spent three hours Sunday cleaning up the mess in Ellicott City, The Baltimore Sun reported Monday.

Proctor said the liquid manure stretched onto Frederick Road in Baltimore County.

Main Street resident Mark Bowman said he awoke to the powerful stench from the spill.

"It was disgustingly epic," he said.

Authorities said they are investigating the origin of the manure.

© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Shanghai man: Rent girlfriend for iPhone 6 money Shanghai man: Rent girlfriend for iPhone 6 money
2
Circuit breaker thief identified from CCTV footage Circuit breaker thief identified from CCTV footage
3
Banana peel takes top Ig Nobel Prize Banana peel takes top Ig Nobel Prize
4
Video: 'Ghosts' smash glass at auction house Video: 'Ghosts' smash glass at auction house
5
Survey: Nearly 1 in 10 have gone to work high on pot Survey: Nearly 1 in 10 have gone to work high on pot
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback