Oil Substance Causes Closure of BJ’s Wholesale Club Parking Lot in Hyannis

HYANNIS – Barnstable fire crews closed a large section of the BJ’s Wholesale Club parking lot in Hyannis around noon Friday.

Firefighters say there was an unknown oily substance that had spread across the pavement.

A hazardous materials cleanup company was called to the scene to cleanup the substance and dispose of it.

The cleanup was finished late Friday night.

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The substance is believed to have come from a sander or snow plow.