Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Geeeew, truck spills 500 pounds of liquid lard on streets.

After a winter of snow, freezing rain, and sleet, authorities in Jacksonville probably thought they didn't have to worry about slippery streets any more. Three blocks of downtown Morton Avenue were affected by a spill of liquid lard -- 500 pounds of it.

The inside, westbound lane of traffic on Morton was closed for three hours while 10 city employees armed with brooms, shovels and a chemical compound cleaned up the pork fat. » Article here



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