Approximately 1,286 gallons of diesel fuel were contained to the site, and about 500 gallons migrated through the camp’s storm drain into Devils Lake.

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has been notified of a diesel fuel release at the North Dakota Army National Guard’s Camp Grafton, located approximately 6 miles south of Devils Lake in Ramsey County. The spill occurred earlier today.

A system malfunction on a diesel fuel dispenser caused the release. Initial estimates indicate approximately 1,286 gallons of diesel fuel were contained to the site, and about 500 gallons migrated through the camp’s storm drain into Devils Lake.

Personnel from the NDDoH are on proceeding to the location to monitor the investigation and remediation.

For more information, contact Karl Rockeman, North Dakota Department of Health, at 701.328.5225.