Volunteers Work to Clean Up Oil Spill Off California's Huntington Beach

More than 900 people were responding to the oil spill off the coast of California on Friday, October 8, officials said.

Video from the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) shows crews working on the cleanup at Huntington Beach.

According to Cal OES, 5,544 gallons of crude oil had been recovered in Orange and San Diego counties by October 8. In addition, approximately 172,500 lbs of oily debris had been recovered from affected shorelines.

The spill also prompted temporary closures of local fisheries, the department said. Credit: Cal OES via Storyful

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